"These referees are calling the game too tight. They’re calling the game to a point we might as well not even wear pads out there," Johnson said. "As a defensive player, our job is to run there as fast as we can and if we accidently bump a guy on the way there, they give you 15 yards. So it’s like you’re dodging people at the same time where you’re trying to hit people. I just think, honestly, the refs are calling the games way too tight and they’re trying to get themselves into the Super Bowl. We just have to find a way to sneak around and try to arm tackle people because it’s a joke. These referees are a joke." ... Tank Johnson on NFL referees.