32 Photos Of 32 NFL Coaches Yelling At The Scab Refs

You're angry at the replacement officials. The Green Bay Packers are angry at the replacement officials. Kyle Shanahan is angry at the replacement officials. Barack Obama is angry at the replacement officials. And, yes, even though they're not allowed to discuss it, the NFL coaches are angry too. Here are photos of… » 9/25/12 5:20pm 9/25/12 5:20pm

No, The Scab Refs Do Not Make The NFL More Exciting

Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we're covering the Seattle trainwreck, brewed cinnamon, and more. » 9/25/12 3:20pm 9/25/12 3:20pm

The Scab Refs Still Suck, And Roger Goodell Is Still A Hypocritical…

On Aug. 31, just a week or so prior to the kickoff of the new season, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent out a "note" to the public that was essentially a press release, a reminder to you, the NFL viewing public, that the league was going balls-out on player safety: » 9/17/12 10:40am 9/17/12 10:40am

This Replacement Ref Is Used To Working Six-Man Football

This, I think, is the most important point in the referee lockout, and one that that's not being grasped widely enough: the referees that we're stuck with, the ones that are going to officiate actual meaningful regular season games, they are not the best referees available. » 9/04/12 2:55pm 9/04/12 2:55pm

We Can Only Hope "NFL Referee" Don King's Incompetence Will Bring About…

Don King, the replacement ref who's working tonight's game between the Giants and Patriots, got a little flummoxed during one sequence in the second quarter. Remember, this is the quality of referee the NFL is prepared to start the season with in just a week's time. Sam Borden of The New York Times offered up a… » 8/29/12 9:15pm 8/29/12 9:15pm