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    NFL Referees agree in principle with NFL, officials could return Sunday

    YESSSSS!

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    Re: NFL Referees agree in principle with NFL, officials could return Sunday

    good. I didn't think it would happen so quickly, but I'm glad it's done.


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    Re: NFL Referees agree in principle with NFL, officials could return Sunday

    Wonder who caved.



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    Re: NFL Referees agree in principle with NFL, officials could return Sunday

    If I was a replacement official I'd be relieved right now. I don't have to go out there again!



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    Sucks to play the Thursday night game this week.



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    Finally, with the timing I'd bet the NFL finally caved.


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    Re: NFL Referees agree in principle with NFL, officials could return Sunday

    It should be interesting to see how the game announcers react to bad calls with the regular refs back.



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    Re: NFL Referees agree in principle with NFL, officials could return Sunday

    Quote Originally Posted by CyOps View Post
    It should be interesting to see how the game announcers react to bad calls with the regular refs back.

    this. Will there be a grace period?


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    Re: NFL Referees agree in principle with NFL, officials could return Sunday

    This was interesting, NFL told broadcasters to take it easy on refs in week 1 because a deal was close to done, which obviously was not true.

    The NFL Told Broadcasters To Go Easy On The Scab Refs



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    Re: NFL Referees agree in principle with NFL, officials could return Sunday

    Locked-out NFL referees could return as early as this week -- sources - ESPN

    The NFLRA would not unionize those officials and would want them compensated by the league if "they are brought up from the minors" to work a regular-season game.

    Goodell has wanted the power to "bench" officials who underperform or are downgraded during the season. The NFLRA contends the league already has that ability because there are always between one and four crews that sit home each week and would be more qualified to substitute in such a scenario.

    The NFLRA also wants to form an "expert committee" that would be major contributors to the league's stated goal to improve officiating. Under this proposal, the committee would be comprised of some of the top retired officials and supervisors of major college conferences who had served as NFL officials.
    lol wonder where he got this idea?




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    Re: NFL Referees agree in principle with NFL, officials could return Sunday

    Now every call will be wonderful, and people will stop ******** about the refs when their team loses....


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    Re: NFL Referees agree in principle with NFL, officials could return Sunday

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycl1 View Post
    Now every call will be wonderful, and people will stop ******** about the refs when their team loses....
    as jimlad as your post is

    i bet we don't see a bit of difference in the amount of tears shed by packer fans with future losses




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    Re: NFL Referees agree in principle with NFL, officials could return Sunday

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    Sucks to play the Thursday night game this week.
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    Re: NFL Referees agree in principle with NFL, officials could return Sunday

    how many goals do you think are scored in the final inning this thursday?


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    Re: NFL Referees agree in principle with NFL, officials could return Sunday

    Mort says if a deal gets done today they have refs ready to go for Thursday.



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