replacement refs

Roger Goodell

Read: Roger Goodell’s Letter To The Fans

Friday morning, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell wrote a letter to fans of the NFL, telling them they deserved better than what happened.

670 The Score–09/28/2012

Gene Steratore. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Refs Cheered At First NFL Game Following Lockout

No one is complaining that the refs cost the Cleveland Browns the game. That mere fact is a major victory for the NFL and the seven-man crew led by referee Gene Steratore, who brought official harmony back to the nation’s most popular league.

09/28/2012

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Goodell Apologizes To The Fans

The NFL’s regular officiating crews are back, and Commissioner Roger Goodell has apologized to the fans who fretted about the replacements the last three weeks.

670 The Score–09/27/2012

Roger Goodell

Silverman: The Fall Of The NFL Is Coming

This time, the NFL’s bluster didn’t matter.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

John Harbaugh yells at a replacement referee in the fourth quarter of the Ravens' win over the Patriots. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Video: Let’s Eulogize The Replacement Refs

It had to come to an end sometime.

670 The Score–09/27/2012

One referee calls a touchdown and the other calls an interception on Russell Wilson's Hail Mary pass to beat the Packers. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Green Bay Doctor Offers Free Lasik Surgery To Replacement Refs

Well, here’s an interesting attempt to fix the ineptitude of the replacement officials.

670 The Score–09/26/2012

Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots yells at an official following an offensive interference penalty against the Patriots. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Belichick Fined $50K For Bumping Ref

The NFL fined Patriots coach Bill Belichick $50,000 and Redskins assistant Kyle Shanahan $25,000 for their conduct toward replacement officials.

670 The Score–09/26/2012

John Harbaugh yells at a replacement referee in the fourth quarter of the Ravens' win over the Patriots. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Video: ‘Call Me Maybe’ Replacement Refs Parody

There have been dozens of Call Me Maybe parodies, but this one might be the best.

670 The Score–09/26/2012

Aaron Rodgers. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Rodgers Apologizes To Fans For NFL ‘Tarnishing The Game’

Still seething about a controversial , decisive call that went against the Green Bay Packers in Seattle, Aaron Rodgers used his weekly radio show on Tuesday to dismiss the NFL’s explanation for the replacement officials’ decision.

670 The Score–09/26/2012

Football (FILE/Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Listen: Radio Calls From Monday Night’s Blown Call In Seattle

Listen to the radio calls from the Seahawks, Packers and the National broadcast here!

670 The Score–09/25/2012

Pile of money. (Photo credit should read ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

Blown NFL Call Caused $300 Million To Change Hands

Las Vegas oddsmakers say $300 million or more changed hands worldwide on a controversial referee call that decided the Monday Night Football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks.

09/25/2012

Wide receiver Golden Tate  makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the officials. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Markbreit: Replacement Refs Are ‘An Accident Waiting To Happen’

The replacement refs’ time in the NFL reached an all-time low during Monday night’s Packers-Seahawks game when the officials ruled a Seattle touchdown instead of a Green Bay interception, giving the Seahawks a win on a last-second Hail Mary.

670 The Score–09/25/2012

Wide receiver Golden Tate  makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the officials. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

NFL Supports Decision To Not Overturn Seahawks’ Touchdown

It’s official – the call made by the replacement officials during Monday’s Seahawks-Packers game will stand.

670 The Score–09/25/2012

Roger Goodell. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Wis. State Senator Tweets Goodell’s Office Number

One politician let his feelings be known after the wild ending of the Seattle Seahawks’ 14-12 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night.

670 The Score–09/25/2012

John Harbaugh yells at a replacement referee in the fourth quarter of the Ravens' win over the Patriots. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

After Blown Call, Lingerie Football League Says It Fired Refs Currently In NFL

In the wake of Monday night’s blown call during the Packers-Seahawks game that took a win away from Green Bay, the Lingerie Football League released a statement saying that it fired several officiating crews that are now working as replacement refs in the NFL.

670 The Score–09/25/2012

M.D. Jennings and Golden Tate battle for the ball on the last play Monday night.(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Twitter Reaction: Players Slam NFL For Controversial Ending In Seattle

A compilation of Twitter reaction to the controversial ending of the Green Bay-Seattle NFL game on Monday night.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

One referee calls a touchdown and the other calls an interception on Russell Wilson's Hail Mary pass to beat the Packers. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Packers Stunned By Final Call In Hail Mary Loss

M.D. Jennings was convinced he had the ball pinned to his chest the entire time and would be awarded an interception to cap Green Bay’s comeback victory.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

John Harbaugh yells at a replacement referee in the fourth quarter of the Ravens' win over the Patriots. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Aikman: NFL Doesn’t Truly Care About Player Safety

On a public front, the NFL screams its goal is centered around keeping its players as safe as possible.

670 The Score–09/24/2012

John Harbaugh yells at a replacement referee in the fourth quarter of the Ravens' win over the Patriots. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

NFL, Officials’ Union Hold Talks As Replacement Refs Struggle

It was uncertain whether progress was made in an attempt to reach a new collective bargaining agreement, or when further negotiations would take place.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2012

LeSean McCoy. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Replacement Ref To LeSean McCoy: ‘I Need You For My Fantasy Team’

This can’t be a good sign for Roger Goodell, the NFL and the current state of the replacement referees.

670 The Score–09/18/2012

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