The outrage at the NFL over the replacement refs is at a fever pitch after last night’s Seahawks-Packers fail.Until last night, the vitriol over the replacement refs was limited to sports media types and NFL diehards. The refs were terrible, but their mistakes were small-scale, and they never blatantly botched the outcome of a game.
So it was hard for people to get worked up over them.
But last night, they messed up the result of a game in the clearest way possible.
Looking at the front pages of big and small papers in Washington and Wisconsin, it’s obvious that this thing has gone mainstream.
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