NFL Has Schedule In Place For Replacement Officials Through Week 5
NFL: Season Will Begin With Replacement Officials; Negotiations Still At StandstillRay Anderson, the NFL's executive vice president of football operations, told the clubs in a memo that the replacements will work "as much of the regular season as necessary," adding that training with each crew will continue.
Phil Simms: NFL Facing 'No-Win' Situation With Replacement Officials"I think it is a big, big deal," Simms told Boomer & Carton. "I think we underestimate how good the officials that cover the games in the NFL, how good they are."
B&C Morning Show: NFL Replacement Refs A Positive, According To CraigTo Craig, the whole mess is actually a positive, and it will be a chance for the crop of NFL officials to get younger -- something he said the game desperately needs.
NFL To Start Hiring Possible Replacement RefsThe NFL will start hiring and training possible replacement officials with a deal not yet completed with the NFL Referees Association.