A look back at the NFL replacement referees

The NFL gets its normal referees back in time for Week 4, but it won't be so easy to forget the greatest hits of the replacement referees.

The real referees knew it all along

Quality officiating isn't so easily replaced. The NFL's regular referees knew that from the start.

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Lions star gets tough with kids at training camp


Every NFL player got their start in HS. Some were stars, some had just discovered the game. Now, six of them are going back to lend a surprise hand.

Ed Hochuli returns

Ed Hochuli has been pumping iron to prepare for his return to the NFL.

Replacement refs' greatest misses, Rams' edition


The NFL replacement refs are going away soon, but they left the St. Louis Rams a few things to remember them by through three weeks of the season.

Replacement ref speaks

Replacement refs are all the rage. One of them spoke anonymously with SB Nation.


A seeing-eye dog & the replacement refs

The New York Post!

Larry Fitzgerald talks replacement refs with SBN

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald weighed in on the debate over replacement officials in an interview with SB Nation the day after a controversial call changed the outcome of a...

Fitzgerald: Scab refs hurt 'integrity of the game'

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is thinking of the fans as the debate over NFL replacement officials continues.

President Obama hates the replacement refs too

That's the President of the United States offering official comment, on Twitter, on the officiating situation in the NFL. 2012 makes no sense sometimes.

Don't blame Roger Goodell for the ref mess

Looking for a bad guy in the NFL's replacement referee mess? Don't blame commissioner Roger Goodell; blame his bosses.

Does the NFL's hubris know no bounds?


We take a look at the NFL's statement surrounding the Monday Night Football referee controversy.

Returning the NFL's contempt for its fans.

The Golden Tate fiasco is just the latest example of how NFL owners have treated their fans with pure and utter contempt in compromising their product with inept officiating. Barking Carnival...

Packers Vs. Seahawks: The Disputed Final Play In GIF Form

The Green Bay Packers lost to the Seattle Seahawks on a final, controversial catch by Golden Tate in the end zone when he seemingly wrestled the ball away from M.D. Jennings long after the Packer...

Seahawks Beat Packers 14-12


The most controversial game in Monday Night Football history.

Packers Vs. Seahawks: Instant Reaction

On the replacement officials and the farcical ending to Packers-Seahawks.

Watch controversial play: TD or interception?


The replacement refs probably cost the Packers the game. Here's the visual evidence.

My Final Thoughts on the Replacement Refs


I've had a little while to cool off now following last night's loss to the Baltimore Ravens, a game that has been widely panned as the worst officiated game in the history of the league. And while...

Replacement Refs: Free Timeouts For Everybody!

The replacement referees were in the giving mood Sunday afternoon with the San Francisco 49ers taking on the Minnesota Vikings.

Replacement refs are awful and here's why

Extra timeouts? Missed head shots? Join us for a look back at the replacement refs' biggest screw-ups from Week 3.

Replacement Refs Admit Blown Calls In Vikings Game


The replacement officials have admitted that they made a mistake in awarding the San Francisco 49ers an extra timeout on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.

NFL Referee Lockout: Time For The Players To Step Up

We take a look at some more referee screw-ups in the 49ers-Vikings Week 3 matchup

Replacement refs gave Titans 12 free yards in OT

The replacement officials mistakenly marked off a 27-yard personal foul penalty on the Lions in their game on Sunday against the Titans, giving Tennessee 12 free yards.

Steelers Mundy: Causes 2 concussions with no flags


Steelers safety Ryan Mundy concusses two Raiders players, sending Darrius Heyward-Bey to the hospital without a flag thrown.

The Replacement Refs Are Not Good

It took a while, but the replacement officials finally attempted to job the Minnesota Vikings. Fortunately, they failed.

NFL Replacement Officials: Affecting the Integrity of the Game since 2012

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has stated that the NFL replacement officials are affecting the integrity of the game. After watching the Steelers/Jets contest on Sunday, it's hard to argue.


Replacement Referees Screw Up, Give Broncos Extra Yards

The replacement referees gave the Broncos extra yards on Monday Night Football against the Falcons.


John Fox Angry After Discovering Replacement Refs Can Count To 12

The replacement referees got one right in the Broncos and Falcons game.

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