For Pete's Sake

Eric Hosmer among those wondering why Mike Carey can’t seem to get a call right

Former NFL referee Mike Carey.
Former NFL referee Mike Carey. The Associated Press

This seemed like a really good idea at one time: have a former NFL official on hand to comment on plays that are reviewed during a game.

Thing is, Mike Carey doesn’t have a great track record of predicting how the officials will call a play during NFL games these days.

This fact was not lost on a number of people on Sunday, particularly during the Steelers-Seahawks game.

Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was among the most vocal critics:

Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff