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The NFL Totally Caved To The Real Refs

[credit provider=”Patrick Smith/Getty Images”] The NFL referee lockout is over.Looking at the details of the new agreement, it’s clear that the NFL compromised big-time in order to get a deal done in time for week four.
The NFL Totally Caved To The Real Refs
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Refs Reach Deal With NFL, Will Be On Field Thursday Night

[credit provider=”AP Images”] [UPDATE] Now it’s official. The NFL is reporting that an agreement has been reached between the NFL and the referees association.[Earlier] Tara Sullivan of the New Jersey Record is reporting (via Twitter), that the lockout of the NFL officials is expected to end tonight as the two […]
Refs Reach Deal With NFL, Will Be On Field Thursday Night
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Statistical Proof That The Seahawks-Packers Debacle Has Changed The Entire Course Of The NFL Season

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Clay_Matthews_as_Predator.jpg”] Football Outsiders — an awesome statistics-based football analysis site — ran their weekly playoff odds report today, and it’s clear that the Seahawks-Packers fiasco has had wide-ranging playoff implications for a bunch of teams.Here’s what happened to each teams’ odds after Monday Night:
Statistical Proof That The Seahawks-Packers Debacle Has Changed The Entire Course Of The NFL Season
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Bill Belichick Fined $50,000 By NFL For Grabbing A Ref

[credit provider=”NBC Sports”] Bill Belichick was fined $50,000 by the NFL for grabbing a ref, according to Mike Freeman of CBS.On Sunday night, Belichick grabbed a referee’s arm at the end of the Patriots-Ravens game. Belichick said he was just trying to get the ref’s attention, from PFT:
Bill Belichick Fined $50,000 By NFL For Grabbing A Ref
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TJ Lang Says Packers Discussed Taking A Knee On Every Play Until Real Refs Are Back

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:TJ_Lang.jpg”] Packers offensive lineman TJ Lang, who went on a Twitter rant against the refs after Monday night’s game, went on a radio show in Detroit on Tuesday and discussed his frustration.Lang said on the plane ride home Monday night he and some of his teammates discussed […]
TJ Lang Says Packers Discussed Taking A Knee On Every Play Until Real Refs Are Back
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Report: NFL Is Done Compromising With Locked Out Refs

In the wake of the controversial ending that cost the Packers a win, Chris Mortensen of ESPN is reporting that the NFL and the locked out officials met until 2 a.m. last night. However, while that might sound like the two sides are progressing towards a deal, the two sides […]
Report: NFL Is Done Compromising With Locked Out Refs
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The NFL And The Referees Are Reportedly Nowhere Near A Deal

[credit provider=”Getty Images/Al Bello”] It might anger most NFL fans to learn that the league is still using replacement refs despite the NFL and their officials being only $10-50 million apart in their negotiations. That translates to just $2-10 million per year over the life of the five year contract, […]
The NFL And The Referees Are Reportedly Nowhere Near A Deal
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RUSH LIMBAUGH: The NFL Has ‘Never Been Better!’

[credit provider=”AP”] The NFL referee strike is getting political today in the aftermath of the egregious call in Monday night’s Packers-Seahawks game. Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh offered his two cents, and they’re a piece of trolly genius. Here’s how he opened his show today:
RUSH LIMBAUGH: The NFL Has ‘Never Been Better!’