While the two sides are far apart on many key issues, they were able to set up an agreement on the issue of backup officials, according to Albert Breer of NFL.com.
Like many football fans, New Jersey State Senate President Steve Sweeney has seen enough of the NFL’s replacement officials.
And you thought the commotion over the replacement referees was bad last week?
Bill Belichick chased after and made contact with a replacement official after the Patriots’ Sunday night loss.
Poor behavior toward replacement refs won’t be tolerated by the NFL.
“I think it’s really tough for them,” Pereira said. “You have to know the rulebook 100 percent. If you don’t, if you have to think about the rules during the course of the game, you’ll never be able to react and officiate properly.”
Coaches and players around the league are losing patience and speaking out against the fill-in officials following a slew of questionable calls in the games Sunday and Monday night.
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 […]
After all, the NFL has many rules and nuances. Some of these officials aren’t exactly used to speaking in front of 75,000 rabid football fans, never mind a national television audience.
A civilized person might hide the names to protect the innocent. But, hey, we’re not about that here. Not at all. You put yourself out there, you take the heat. So here’s the heat.