Replacement Ref Who Blew Packers-Seahawks Was Mostly Concerned With…

The Golden Tate hail mary Monday Night clusterfuck was one of the all-time national NFL stories, but everyone moved on fairly quickly. The regular referees came back next week, the standings weren't permanently affected (though the loss gave the 49ers home field against Green Bay in the playoffs), and one of the most… » 3/04/13 3:45pm 3/04/13 3:45pm

Demaryius Thomas Dressed As A Replacement Ref For Halloween

The regular officials have been back for five weeks now, making Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas's replacement ref outfit just as timely as the 37 Gangnam Style costumes you saw on Saturday. But we'll never not highlight a Halloween costume that has the potential to garner an NFL fine (Thomas appears to have pulled the… » 10/30/12 1:46pm 10/30/12 1:46pm

Ed Hochuli's Crew Got The Full CBS Starting Lineup Treatment, Complete…

How excited was CBS for the return of union officials? Ed Hochuli's crew did the full Super Bowl-style intros before tonight's Jacksonville-Cincinnati game; the officials even said where they went to school. It was cute, but a little weird; after all, we're already back to booing these guys. [CBS] » 9/30/12 4:27pm 9/30/12 4:27pm

Tonight's South Park Featured Tom Brady And Peyton Manning In Taking On…

On the night we learned replacement officials are finally getting the heave-ho, Trey Parker and Matt Stone sent up Monday night's disgrace in Seattle alongside the brain injury debate in an NFL-themed South Park that also featured Tom Brady drinking semen and a mockery of Cee-Lo's shitty new NFL Network theme. » 9/26/12 11:36pm 9/26/12 11:36pm

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

Here's What Baltimore's Minute-Long "Bullshit" Chant Sounded Like…

Replacement refs once again became an issue Sunday night, as a controversial illegal contact penalty followed by a rare bench personal foul assessed to the Ravens stirred the M & T Bank Stadium crowd into a rage. Indeed, it nearly sounds as if the entire city of Baltimore is joining in the "Bullshit" chant, one so… » 9/24/12 12:27am 9/24/12 12:27am