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NFL Thoughts Week 4: Chicago Bears and Beyond


Week four of the National Football League is nearly in the books. It was another wild weekend of games, historically highlighted by the returning referees being applauded in every stadium.

The Referee Lockout Is Over


The NFL referee lockout appears to be over at last.

NFL's Statement On MNF Blunder


The referees have been a disaster, and the NFL doubles down.

NFL Falls On Its Referee-Shaped Sword


The NFL's statement on Golden Tate's non-catch from Monday Night Football borders on ludicrous.

Sports Officiating Needs a Tech Revolution


Even though fans would benefit greatly from an unbiased view of the games they love, ultimately they are resistant to technology that would maintain the integrity of the sports they follow.

Who deserves blame for the officials lockout?


Even though the NFL officials lockout is over, let's take a look at the major items that got us here, and why the situation got as bad as it did.


Indirect Paths to Ownership: Ideas on how we can pressure people to pressure the NFL Owners

While everyone is aware how the Seahawks were given the game last night by the incompetence of the officials, most are also aware that for all their piss and vinegar, the NFL Owners just don't...

Official Pulled From NO/CAR Match Due to Bias


Per the article, "The league has said replacement officials are subject to the same background checks and ethical standards of the locked out officials. A league executive conceded, at the very least, "an appearance of impropriety" warranted Sunday's action.". Why do I have the feeling this may cause some big issues... Also, first ever fan shot!

NFL meeting with locked out referees

The NFL and NFLRA are meeting today to work toward ending the three month lockout. The NFL has used replacement refs throughout the preseason, and are planning to continue their use into the...

Adventures in (replacement) Officiating: The penalty that turned into a miniseries


While we haven't seen anything quite this bad at a Browns game yet, it still kind of scares me.

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