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NFL Has Schedule In Place For Replacement Officials Through Week 5

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The NFL has devised a temporary five-week schedule for using replacement officials. A person familiar with the schedule told The Associated Press on Monday that the setup is done through Week […]


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NFL: Season Will Begin With Replacement Officials; Negotiations Still At Standstill

Ray 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.


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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.”


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B&C Morning Show: NFL Replacement Refs A Positive, According To Craig

To 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.


DENVER - AUGUST 21:  (L-R) Referee Ed Hochuli talks with umpire Chad Brown as they oversee the action between the Denver Broncos and the Detroit Lions during preseason NFL action at INVESCO Field at Mile High on August 21, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Lions defeated the Broncos 25-20.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

NFL To Start Hiring Possible Replacement Refs

The NFL will start hiring and training possible replacement officials with a deal not yet completed with the NFL Referees Association.