Mike McCarthy calls Wayne Elliott

Updated: October 4, 2012, 1:08 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

One of the NFL replacement officials at the heart of the most controversial moment of the lockout said that Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has reached out to him.

Wayne Elliott awarded Golden Tate and the Seattle Seahawks a game-winning touchdown Sept. 24 on a Hail Mary pass that appeared to have been intercepted by Packers defensive back M.D. Jennings.

The resulting firestorm is thought to have spurred the league to reach an agreement with the regular officials.

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