On Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, the Philadelphia Eagles hosted the Green Bay Packers in an NFC wild card playoff game at Lincoln Financial Field. It was Fox's first postseason broadcast that season, which meant that it was the first opportunity for the network's new officiating expert, Mike Pereira, to share his expertise…
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Ol' Jer hasn't noticed a difference between the new and old refs anyway.
The NFL's contract with the referees' union expired on May 31st, and last-minute talks between the sides broke down. Rather than rush back to the bargaining table, the league has announced it will start hiring and training replacement officials—and that's the biggest bargaining chip of all, of course.