We can only use the "It's only preseason" excuse for a few more days. Pretty soon, these replacement referees are going to be feeling some real pressure when they blow a call.
The replacement refs are putting on a real show in the giants vs pats game. Just took 10 minutes to figure out an illegal shift. Literally.— BleedingGreenNation (@BleedingGreen) August 30, 2012
Replacement fans booing the replacement refs who are calling penalties on the replacement players.— Tom Rock (@TomRock_Newsday) August 30, 2012
Watching Patriots Giants and starting to feel bad for these replacement refs. They are struggling and slowing game down— Steve Muench (@SteveMuenchESPN) August 30, 2012
the kids call it an "epic fail". it's the only way to describe the replacement refs handling of a penalty on a punt in Pats/Giants game— trey wingo (@wingoz) August 30, 2012
The replacement refs seem particularly ... um ... confused tonight. And the crowd is really letting them have it.— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) August 30, 2012