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  1. Dan Fouts: 'Money talks and everything else just walks'


    Thu, 12 Jan 2017


    know it insisting rich is that if you remember back to Seattle. Fiasco at Green Bay on the fail Mary would be replacement referees just. Get out admit the call. Has Green Bay does that don't there. Don't know I know that they it they

  2. Week 14: Whiteboard Wednesday


    Wed, 7 Dec 2016


    nobody even knew existed. Money over the ball and you've got one referee signaling touchdown. One singling on replacement referees these are the replacement wrap yes and this you only had really I know you got to run I didn't at all resent

  3. Top 50 Sounds: 40-31


    Sat, 6 Feb 2016

    these 50 greatest sounds of the NFL. This installment is 40-31. 40. Mike Tirico's Fail Mary call 9/24/2012: The referee lockout in 2012 cast a cloud over the beginning of the NFL season, but the replacement referee's monumental fail at the end of

  4. Silver: Thrilling win should propel Packers to a playoff berth


    Fri, 4 Dec 2015


    interference but wasn't called a few plays earlier. But look. The good play you showed earlier the infamous fail Mary with the replacement refs one of the things that Aaron Rodgers and I politely ask each other. What backpack and I paraphrase what is that there

  5. Broncos-Seahawks could start 2014 NFL regular season


    Tue, 4 Feb 2014

    the last time the Packers visited Seattle, one of the most controversial endings ensued (thanks in part to replacement referees ). Many in Green Bay still haven't gotten over being "robbed" of the win in 2012. The potential bad blood

  6. Replacement refs get the job done in season opener


    Wed, 22 May 2013

    Replacement refs get the job done in season opener By Dan Hanzus Published: Sept. 6, 2012 at 12:55 a.m. Updated: May 22, 2013 at 02

  7. Replacement referees work Cowboys-Giants season opener


    Wed, 22 May 2013

    Jim Core is one member of a crew of replacement officials to work the NFL Kickoff on Wednesday between the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys.

  8. Roger Goodell: Referee lockout is balancing act for NFL


    Wed, 22 May 2013

    NEW YORK -- Commissioner Roger Goodell say he wants the best officials on the field for the new NFL season, but he's got to think about what's important for the long-term future of the league. Harrison: Power Rankings What is the NFL pecking order entering Week 1 of the 2012 campaign? Elliot

  9. Vikings' Chris Kluwe not high on replacement refs


    Wed, 22 May 2013

    Vikings' Chris Kluwe not high on replacement refs By Dan Hanzus Published: Sept. 5 ..... replacement officials. Instant Debate: Replacement refs Will replacement officials be a problem ..... critical topic. More ... "The replacement refs are bad. There's no way around it

  10. NFL preseason schedule: Lots of intriguing matchups


    Fri, 5 Apr 2013

    meeting between the two teams since the Seahawks ' controversial victory over the Packers at the hands of the replacement referees last season. We'll see if Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers made serious offseason adjustments against

  11. 2012 NFL season shaped by five games, including the 'Fail Mary'


    Wed, 27 Feb 2013

    affected in terms of their hunt for home-field advantage. More importantly, with several questionable calls delivered by replacement refs , no game better facilitated the recognition that the NFL's product is only as good as the officiating. Essentially

  12. XLVII moments and memories that defined the 2012 NFL season


    Wed, 6 Feb 2013

    the NFC Championship Game , with Niners defenders Ahmad Brooks and NaVorro Bowman delivering the final blows. 10) The replacement refs are an unmitigated disaster, highlighted by the "Fail Mary" in the Week 3 bout between the Seahawks and Green Bay Packers

  13. 'NFL Honors' Alec Baldwin's opening monologue


    Sat, 2 Feb 2013


    yards. How short that is that's like 11 down replacement Remember those guys Aaron Rodgers does. Actually. Some of the replacement refs are working this show tonight including the guy running the teleprompter. Nobody is going just five hello and welcome

  14. Poll: Most NFL players disapprove of Roger Goodell


    Mon, 28 Jan 2013

    Smith said. "Bountygate was all 'he-said, she-said' stuff." Other players mentioned the officiating during the referee lockout as a negative for Goodell. But a surprising amount of players -- 39 percent -- believed Goodell was doing a good job

  15. Replacement refs : How will new officials affect Week 1 action?


    Fri, 11 Jan 2013

    How will replacement referees impact Week ..... NFL Network Replacement refs will be somewhat ..... confused replacement referees in each game ..... presence of replacement referees should not ..... with the replacement refs , but some

  16. My Championship Sunday: Patriots-Broncos, Seahawks-Packers


    Mon, 7 Jan 2013

    will get their rematch with the Seattle Seahawks . But this time, the game will take place at Lambeau Field -- with the replacement refs at home. Without any help from the 13th man , the Packers will go to Super Bowl XLVII . Allow me to explain ... AFC

  17. Green Bay Packers now rooting for Seattle Seahawks


    Thu, 20 Dec 2012

    could have been a playoff team even without the botched call. The 49ers still should win the NFC West. Considering the referee lockout ended so soon after the controversial play, you almost could argue it was a good thing that it happened. Just be prepared

  18. 7 signs of the Mayan apocalypse from the 2012 NFL season


    Thu, 20 Dec 2012

    4) The replacement refs ————————————— ..... the one in which we saw the replacement referees make a mockery of officiating for the first three weeks of the season. But, perhaps that’s just the universe’s way of mocking us for our fanatical obsession with the game of football. ————————————————————————————————————————————– 3) Rex Ryan apologized for his Super Bowl guarantee from last year ———————————————— ..... Giants , Peyton Manning , replacement refs , Rex Ryan , Robert Griffin

  19. The Unexpected (and expected) for week 14: Duck, Ref!


    Mon, 10 Dec 2012

    him? It seems as if he only knew the pass was incomplete after the football hit him in the face. Somewhere, several replacement refs are having themselves a good laugh. Also laughing is Brady Quinn , who is thanking his lucky stars he hit a referee with

  20. Like/Dislike: Finally able to break from Cam Newton


    Fri, 16 Nov 2012

    who noticed the 49ers and St. Louis FC lost more than a minute last week? Holy mackerel. If that would have been the replacement refs , Steve Young, Trent Dilfer and the ESPN crew would have used their "Owen voices" and proclaimed Sunday was the day

  21. NFL: Trindon Holliday TD for Denver Broncos a mistake


    Tue, 13 Nov 2012

    clocker operator thrown so publicly under the bus. We're just happy these mistakes didn't happen when the replacement referees were in place or there may have been riots outside the NFL offices on Monday. Follow Gregg Rosenthal on Twitter

  22. Footballogy : The Great Democracy


    Wed, 7 Nov 2012


    s doing well. Indians open. Yeah. I think that happened with the with the Packers this year in the Seattle game the replacement refs it was a win the Packers have. Taken away from them. Slight and they ruled that favor. Got to be able to overcome stuff

  23. Unexpected (and expected): Redskins throwbacks win the day


    Mon, 5 Nov 2012

    ——————————– Dude, the replacement refs are gone. ———————————

  24. Browns' Scott Fujita rips Roger Goodell in statement


    Wed, 10 Oct 2012

    commissioner's decisions to push for an 18-game regular season, Thursday night games and employing underqualified replacement referees to start the 2012 season. "The Commissioner says he is disappointed in me. The truth is, I'm disappointed

  25. Mike McCarthy of Packers says call to ref was the 'right thing'


    Sat, 6 Oct 2012

    if he had been one of the two referees in the end zone. "I'd probably call interception," Elliott said. Replacement referees worked the first three weeks of regular season games, triggering a wave of outrage after a number of questionable