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Ex-ref Jerry Markbreit: Roger Goodell just doesn’t care

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Jerry Markbreit, the only man to referee four Super Bowls, has emerged as one of the harshest critics of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in the lockout of the league’s officials. And as the lockout wears on, Markbreit’s criticism is growing more pronounced.

Markbreit told USA Today that he thinks the only explanation for the league’s failure to end the lockout, three weeks into the regular season, is that they simply don’t care.

“These replacements miss a roughing the passer and it’s not called, the guy is going to come in and do the same thing to him again because he knows there is no penalty,” Markbreit said. “Commissioner Roger Goodell and [league counsel] Jeff Pash, who met with some of our negotiating guys for two days this week, accomplished nothing and now no new meetings are planned. It’s incredible they could jeopardize the safety and integrity of the league. My only conclusion is that they just don’t care.”

Saying Goodell doesn’t care about safety and the integrity of the game is an overstatement. It is fair to say, however, that Goodell and the owners care more about saving money than they care about having the best officials on the field.

On the other hand, the officials really are asking for an awful lot of money for a part-time job. How many people do you know who get paid six-figure salaries plus tens of thousands of dollars a year in pension contributions for a part-time job? It’s easy to see why the owners want to rein in those costs.

And so we’re stuck with the replacement officials, and left hoping the lockout ends without the replacements screwing up too many more big calls.

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64 Responses to “Ex-ref Jerry Markbreit: Roger Goodell just doesn’t care”
  1. chatham10 says: Sep 21, 2012 6:13 PM

    What wonderful news, a former ref and a member of the union makes this statement. What else would he say?

  2. melikefootball says: Sep 21, 2012 6:14 PM

    sour grapes come droping from the old vines.

  3. h0c2000 says: Sep 21, 2012 6:14 PM

    Zolak!

  4. blackngold4life says: Sep 21, 2012 6:20 PM

    Ppl..players..teams are gona complain no matter who the refs are. These guys are learning on the fly. Can’t count the times Regular officials apologized to the Steelers the day after a critical call. I’m thinkn the NFL wants the replacements to somewhat succeed so they can save $ and say we told you so.

  5. bgoochy says: Sep 21, 2012 6:20 PM

    “On the other hand, the officials really are asking for an awful lot of money for a part-time job.”

    Is being a player a part time job? The officials are on the field the same amount of time the players are.

  6. Mike Klingensmith says: Sep 21, 2012 6:20 PM

    Lose/lose for everyone really. While I do agree that the refs are asking for way too much money, the replacement refs have been just embarrassing at times with the calls they miss and for the NFL to say that they are doing a sufficient job is just mind boggling.

  7. nickcast3431 says: Sep 21, 2012 6:21 PM

    “My only conclusion is that they just don’t care”

    That’s funny because that same thing could be said for the real referees. If you care about the integrity of the game so much, then go back to work.

    But you won’t do that, will you? You’re primary concern is getting a 6 figure salary, pension, AND remaining a part-time employee so you can make even more money from another job.

    There are many instances where you can say the NFL is wrong in their pursuit to save or make more money, but this is not one of them. The refs are being beyond ridiculous in their demands.

  8. ceschatz says: Sep 21, 2012 6:21 PM

    I’ve seen some pretty bad missed calls but the original refs miss things also. these are new refs, with time and experience, I think they will get better. the reg refs are attacking the integrity if the NFL by expecting 6 figures for s part time job. I’m enjoying this rough type of REAL football.

  9. bla bla bla says: Sep 21, 2012 6:23 PM

    Jerry Markbreit: Worst NFL official that ever lived. He was almost MLB umpire bad.

  10. 4ever85 (aka Butch DeadLift) says: Sep 21, 2012 6:24 PM

    “On the other hand, the officials really are asking for an awful lot of money for a part-time job. How many people do you know who get paid six-figure salaries plus tens of thousands of dollars a year in pension contributions for a part-time job?”

    The entire NFL is an a-typical business model in a lot of ways. How many employees can essentially quit their jobs and want a pay raise of millions of dollars, even though they’re already making millions of dollars?

    How many CEOs are guaranteed profits, whether it’s a bear market, bull market, depression, or alien invasion?

    Goodell doesn’t care. Nobody should harbor any illusions about that. He’s a puppet for the owners, and as long as fans keep purchasing their product, they’re gonna keep using these hacks.

  11. jebdamone says: Sep 21, 2012 6:25 PM

    it annoys me that people continuously act like this is a normal part time job. they are officials of a billion dollar operation. if you want to complain about it being part time then show that you really do care about the game and the players safety. require officials to be in great shape, force them to work more hours, train and study more intensely to assure that they are going to do an impeccable job on Sunday. saying that officials shouldn’t be paid is just nonsense. I’m sure the majority of referees would be more than willing to put in more time and effort if they were asked to and compensated for it…and if they won’t then I feel like the league is justified in finding people who will put in the energy.

  12. dchero says: Sep 21, 2012 6:26 PM

    I’m starting to think that the refs are actually worth more than even what they are asking for. They seem to be a bigger part of making the game TV friendly than I thought. How much do the ratings have to dip to make this lockout a bad decision by the NFL? Probably not much.

  13. zimaman says: Sep 21, 2012 6:29 PM

    Dear Jerry,

    I get it and you don’t. What you and the other EX-Officials fail to realize is that you are an expense. You dont raise any revenue. You dont increase ticket sales or earn the NFL more TV dollars. You are an expense – get it. You dont wield any power. The games go on without you. We had plenty of bad officiating when you and your cohorts were or werent throwing flags around and now guess what – its the same but without you. You and your cohorts should have taken the raise we wanted to give you and just said thank you but you think you are going to call the shots – guess what – you are wrong – we did not blink. You had a good job – guess what – you didnt show up for work and now we hired someone else. They will get better each and every week and maybe by the end of the year they will only suck as much as you guys did. Anyhow – I get it you dont and goodbye!

    Regards,

    Commish

  14. jeremycrowhurst says: Sep 21, 2012 6:29 PM

    The job is as full or as part time as the league wants it to be. What’s wrong with paying them the salary but demanding more from them during the week between games? Teams watch film to learn from their mistakes and study their opponents’ tendencies. Having the refs do the same thing will only make them better at their job.

  15. seattlesluggers says: Sep 21, 2012 6:30 PM

    Pay the refs what they deserve. It’s more than a part-time job. there are hours of prep that go into each game. We all know the NFL has the money. Time to pay up and get the quality back on the field.

  16. playin2x says: Sep 21, 2012 6:31 PM

    Listen give them the money they want, implement the leagues plan to hold them accountable and bench them for subpar performances. They get their money and the league gets accountability for flaws in calls the refs may make

  17. pftwstbshmc says: Sep 21, 2012 6:34 PM

    As my young teenager daughter would say: “Well no DUH!”

    He never has or never will care. All he cares about is the power he has as judge jury and executioner. Just look at the ridiculous fines he put in place this week. He’s quick to do something like that, but he’s going to drag is feet, hands and every other part of his body when it comes to the officiating in the game? And I’m not talking about current events in particular, I’m talking about the downward spiral the officiating has been doing for the past 7+ years.

    No, he doesn’t care and the league doesn’t care either. If they did they would get rid of this bum and put someone in place who truly cares about this game and it’s future.

  18. twisteditoff says: Sep 21, 2012 6:35 PM

    easy to fix just have the players get revenge al they have to do is take out a few refs with broken bones they might start to get the calls right they are changeing the game in a bad way not only for one team but all and extending the game by avout at least 45min each from the clueless refs

  19. sportsinhd says: Sep 21, 2012 6:38 PM

    “Saying Goodell doesn’t care about safety and the integrity of the game is an overstatement. ”

    Why is that an overstatement? When has Goodell ever proven that he truly cares about the safety of the game? He cares that there’s a perception of him as someone who wants football to be a safer sport. That’s why he fines for late hits and has changed the rules on how to tackle, but that doesn’t mean he cares. That just means he cares what people say in the court of public opinion.

    If Goodell really cared he would have pushed to expand NFL Rosters (when teams get dangerously close to having to play tight ends on the offensive line if it’s obvious that there’s a problem). We might all enjoy Thursday night football, but it certainly doesn’t benefit the health of the players to have a three day turn around.

    I’m tired of people carping about the real officials. Officiating any sport is a difficult business, and it’s an extremely unique skill set. Being an NFL official once meant that you were “the best of the best” and in our society we generally pay those type of folks a great deal of money. There’s no way I’d want to officiate an NFL game, it’s a complex sport with a high level of scrutiny after the fact. Give these guys the pension they want and be done with it.

    NFL Owners blow their noses with the money these guys are asking for. It again speaks to Goodell’s complete disregard for the health of the players beyond the obviously superficial. Games are getting way out of control, can’t wait to see something like Pacers/Pistons in the NFL.

  20. electionconfidential says: Sep 21, 2012 6:39 PM

    Looks like Michael is in the tank for the NFL. All the refs want is to retain their retirement plan. In any case the real story is that the NFL will risk the health of players and the fan’s enjoyment of the game for what amounts to less than one year of Tom Brady’s salary.

  21. idriveamoped says: Sep 21, 2012 6:44 PM

    Now before I start I for one want to see the reg. refs back. Only because the integrity of the game is compromised because the replacements allow themselves to be bullied. With that being said.

    When the union refs come back, I hope that they receive the same criticism from all these so called experts, for missing calls aswell. We all know they miss blatant calls, and I hope they received the same lashing from their peers, as the replacement refs, but we all know that will NEVER happen.

  22. purplekoolaid1 says: Sep 21, 2012 6:44 PM

    “How many people do you know who get paid six-figure salaries plus tens of thousands of dollars a year in pension contributions for a part-time job?”

    How about the players themselves? Oh, except they get seven or eight-figure salaries per year for a part time job.

  23. dasmol says: Sep 21, 2012 6:49 PM

    Jerry is dead on. Sticking with the replacements is obviously jeapordizing the safety of the players. And the players are becoming more brazen in their rule breaking.

    Sad that it’s going to take a serious, and preventable injury to make the NFL move.

  24. kairn42 says: Sep 21, 2012 6:50 PM

    The “former” refs are making it sound like A) the game of football is all about them and it will come crashing to the ground if they’re not involved, and B) without them someone’s going to get tackled or hit and their head is going to come off and go rolling down the field. “If only we were there to stop it!!” They’re only jumping on the ‘player safety’ bandwagon because it’s something the NFL itself has been trying to push lately. Show me ONE instance where a ref pulled a player that wasn’t already being attended to by their training staff and said “No, he needs to be evaluated”. When Rog said the former refs felt they had an entitlement to be working there, I think he hit the nail on the head. It’s not about the money, or the pension, or the evaluation…it’s about precedent. If the NFL buckles and gives them what they want, in 2 years the refs will want more, and we’ll go through this again because the refs know the NFL will eventually buckle. Hell, the NFL lost a week of the ’87 schedule and played 3 weeks with replacement PLAYERS, you think they’re going to fold for refs? Like a previous poster said…people buy tickets and tune in to see the players, not to see the refs, they’re not a source of revenue…no one’s buying a “Markbreit” jersey…get over it. And PLEASE tell the former refs to stop acting like they were perfect and 100% accurate all the time. If THEY didn’t have a history of making terribad calls, why the need for the red challenge flags? Maybe they should think about that…

  25. paulnoga says: Sep 21, 2012 6:50 PM

    The main reason the NFL wants the old Refs out is…….you can’t control part time people, especially those that have money or other jobs. The old Refs had no fear for their jobs. No corporation wants that.
    The reason the old Refs are still out is because they don’t need the job. The NFL (and every Corporation) wants workers that desperately need the income and do what they are told.

  26. dadindebt6 says: Sep 21, 2012 6:53 PM

    “These replacements miss a roughing the passer and it’s not called, the guy is going to come in and do the same thing to him again because he knows there is no penalty,” Markbreit said.
    ——————————————————
    You mean like when Ngata broke Big Ben’s nose and no penalty was called. The officials on the field said that Ngata was “just trying to tackle you”. So later, Suggs gives Ben a forearm to the back of the head and causes a fumble. Again, no penalty called.

    That’s how much better the regular officials are. None at all, because both these instances were with the regular officials.

  27. derekjetersmansion says: Sep 21, 2012 6:55 PM

    Baseball players work 7 months a year. Are they part-time?

  28. amoses74 says: Sep 21, 2012 6:59 PM

    I think the NFL has been pretty darn good to these officials during this negotiation. I think they should tell them if they don’t get an agreement by week 8 they will not be allowed back.

    play out the string and then work in the offseason to form a new, improved batch of refs who fit the following requirements:

    A: you are a full time employee of the NFL, no outside employment.
    B: you must be in great shape, taking yearly physical exams and tests to ensure you are.
    C: age requirement, no refs under 25, or over 50. no more 65 yr old dudes trying to keep up with 25yr old players.

  29. giantego says: Sep 21, 2012 6:59 PM

    “On the other hand, the officials really are asking for an awful lot of money for a part-time job. How many people do you know who get paid six-figure salaries plus tens of thousands of dollars a year in pension contributions for a part-time job?”

    Every elected official in Congress.

  30. slugbaitspace says: Sep 21, 2012 7:03 PM

    Six figures and a pension for a part-time job…like, this is almost being sold as a handsome payday for flipping burgers.

    The locked out officials had spent years honing their craft before they got to the NFL level, then spent years refining that craft even further. They spend a lot of time during the off-season each year digesting the new rules and latest rule changes, then going over them with teams, etc.

    There are just 16 teams of officials, which is quite the exclusive club…you can’t get in unless you’re one of the best, so you need to be in shape, observant, decisefull, and ready to travel every week for your job. You need a THICK skin for the players, the coaches, and especially the fans. You cannot be tempted, must less corrupted.

    If you’re the best of the best, you might get to work the Super Bowl. Name a group of replacement refs you think will be improved enough for the Super Bowl…go ahead, we’ll wait for your answer.

    The doctor doesn’t work for the same salary as the nurse. The pilot doesn’t work for the same salary as the flight attendant. The specialist gets paid a LOT more.

    The locked out officials are not calling college games, they’re not calling CFL, they’re not calling Arena…they are calling NFL.

    They are specialists. That’s why they get the big money for a “part-time job”.

    And last weekend, the NFL got exactly what they paid for.

  31. marcinhouston says: Sep 21, 2012 7:04 PM

    Roger Goodell cares about only one thing: increasing Roger Goodell’s power. So, this really isn’t about safety, integrity, or money, it is about Goodell looking to use those distractions as avenue to get the power to have more control over the outcome of the games. Whether it is with replacement or regular officials, what Goodell wants is to put himself in charge of how games are called by gaining the ability, say, to bench a ref who doesn’t protext a Manning or Rodgers a lot, while benching another ref he feels protects a less marketable or favored QB like Vick or Roethlisberger too much, so that Goodell can control which teams are favored and win. Roger Goodell doesn’t can about 100k here and there of the owners money, or an injury to some player or another, he cares about his own power.

  32. aljack88 says: Sep 21, 2012 7:05 PM

    “How many people do you know who get paid six-figure salaries plus tens of thousands of dollars a year in pension contributions for a part-time job? ”

    They wear suits, hang out around Wall St and D.C, have their money in off shore accounts, love Big Oil and they don’t give a rat’s arse about the common Joe.

  33. btizzy1978 says: Sep 21, 2012 7:06 PM

    Ya it’s called Congress. These refs are making better calls than them atleast.

  34. kingpel says: Sep 21, 2012 7:10 PM

    The NFL is giving their fans what they want and need more than anything else.

    An excuse when their team loses.

  35. phonecops says: Sep 21, 2012 7:12 PM

    What is buried here is the real headline. The NFL didn’t have a decent contingency plan. Instead of good replacements, they grabbed what they could at the last minute. So instead of 2nd or 3rd tier guys, we are getting 5th and 6th level guys trying to do the job. It pains me to have to agree with Jerry M. (I truely dreaded seeing him doing my teams’ games) but the NFL is giving us an inferior product right now. And with Thursday Nights games, 3 games on Sunday and MNF they have oversaturated the market. If things do not change, look for demand to start to decrease and reveues start to drop.

  36. packhawk04 says: Sep 21, 2012 7:23 PM

    “Give them what they want and implement the leagues plan and bench them for subpar performances.”

    Youre talking to the wrong people. The referees have already said they want the performance evaluations changed from the previous agreement, and theyve said they wont sign a deal that includes any performance evals or any reprimands of any kind for performance. Talk to the refs about that one.

  37. draculalambert says: Sep 21, 2012 7:34 PM

    i dont give a rat’s rear end about this official lockout…as long as there’s games each week i’m a happy lad.
    *woot woot* Godell is a beast!

  38. dannyreneau says: Sep 21, 2012 7:36 PM

    How many people do you know who get paid thousand of dollars a minute to play with a ball? It’s all relative.

  39. nflfollower says: Sep 21, 2012 7:43 PM

    As far as I’m concerned there are no locked out refs…. Only ex refs. I love the new look NFL. Waaay less chincy calls. I feel like I’m watching something closer to the NFL I grew up watching, and I love it.

  40. somekat says: Sep 21, 2012 7:47 PM

    “On the other hand, the officials really are asking for an awful lot of money for a part-time job.”

    Is being a player a part time job? The officials are on the field the same amount of time the players are.

    _______________________________

    Uhhh, no. That’s why most of the officials have full time jobs. Being a player consists of a lot more than just showing up 16 sunday’s a year for games. Being an official does not

  41. ocdn says: Sep 21, 2012 7:56 PM

    The league is getting what it paid for……..sub standard officiating by sub standard officials. Goodel shows he has a double standard when comes to hiring and using these scabs.

  42. ocdn says: Sep 21, 2012 7:57 PM

    The league is getting what it paid for……..sub standard officiating by sub standard officials. Goodell shows he has a double standard when comes to hiring and using these scabs.

  43. brewcrewfan54 says: Sep 21, 2012 8:00 PM

    You really think that officials just show up 16 Sundays a year and do no work during the week? I call B.S on that. Just because nobody wants to watch the refs practice and go over the rule book doesn’t mean it isn’t happening.

  44. sactogary says: Sep 21, 2012 8:07 PM

    “It is fair to say, however, that Goodell and the owners care more about saving money than they care about having the best officials on the field.” – MDS
    ——————————————————–
    Is it fair to say that you care more about saving money than about your family’s safety? Or do you spend as much as you could possibly afford on the safest car and best home security system? Maybe you just make tradeoffs instead, and accept some risk.

    The NFL is willing to end the lockout now! They have made a generous offer, are just waiting for the NFLRA to agree or make a reasonable counter-proposal.

  45. huskylawyer says: Sep 21, 2012 8:10 PM

    From what I’ve read, the refs are asking for $7-10 million in benefits over 10 years.

    The NFL will likely generate 100 BILLION in revenue during that time (2012 – estimated revenue $9.5 Billion)

    So to put it in context, if you make $100,000 and ask for a raise of TEN BUCKS ($10.00), that is in essence what the refs are asking for. The NFL is basically arguing over pocket change.

    That kinda puts in perspective how money hungry and crazy the NFL and Goodell are.

  46. bduncanscott says: Sep 21, 2012 8:10 PM

    Anybody notice al the fines being levied on players lately??? It’s starting to look like Goodells plan is fine the living hell outta the player then we can pay the real Refs without costing the NFL lol!
    When did the NFL become such an evil Team hating monster? Anyone else feel that it’s the NFL against the teams constantly? When did they turn into such a gustapo?

  47. sactogary says: Sep 21, 2012 8:13 PM

    phonecops says:Sep 21, 2012 7:12 PM

    … Instead of good replacements, they grabbed what they could at the last minute. So instead of 2nd or 3rd tier guys, we are getting 5th and 6th level guys trying to do the job. …
    —————————————————–
    Where would you have the NFL look? The union, in order to strengthen their extortion, has coerced NCAA Division I officials into staying away.

  48. brenenostler says: Sep 21, 2012 8:16 PM

    “My only conclusion is that they just don’t care.”
    -—————————————————

    If the regular officials care so much, then why don’t they just accept the offer that’s been made to them? I hope these replacement ones get better so the regular ones will quit being so greedy and sign the deal.

  49. timtheenchanter1 says: Sep 21, 2012 8:26 PM

    huskylawyer says:
    Sep 21, 2012 8:10 PM
    From what I’ve read, the refs are asking for $7-10 million in benefits over 10 years.

    ——————-
    More specifically, they are asking that their benefits not be *reduced* by that much.

  50. drmonkeyarmy says: Sep 21, 2012 8:26 PM

    The refs have a unique skill. From what I am seeing this first couple weeks, it is not a skill that is readily acquired. Whether it is a part-time job or not is irrelevant. They have a right to get the most possible money for possessing this skill.

  51. pandebailey says: Sep 21, 2012 8:42 PM

    I’m amazed by the moronic reaction to the NFL officials asking for fair pay – 80% of you are backing the NFL owners?

    Quality officiating is key to a $9 billion annual NFL business, but everyone wants to see the officials paid no more money and lose their pensions? Nice sports fans. Nice people.

    All I can say is I hope you people never get to vote on each others income or jobs because apparently you’d stab one another in the back without a thought. Just so billionaire owners can make more money?

  52. phillyphannn83 says: Sep 21, 2012 9:04 PM

    Its a multi-billion dollar company, there is no comparison with part-time jobs as WE know them. Why should the refs take a pay cut? They’re not asking for MORE money, they just don’t want to take a pay cut and why should they? The league has given no reason whatsoever why they are doing this.

  53. jforer4444 says: Sep 21, 2012 9:16 PM

    Does anyone realize Goodell was going to give them a pay CUT by adding 3 new teams without increasing the money pool for officials. Is $7,000 per game too much to pay for good officials? The punter gets over $25k per game, for what, 10 plays.

  54. jordannels says: Sep 21, 2012 9:38 PM

    I still don’t know HOW this lockout helps the NFL.

  55. righthereisay says: Sep 21, 2012 9:38 PM

    Take the refs out of the game and use instant replay for personal fouls, interference, turnovers, tds…do it quick, at headquarters, don’t have the refs stopping the game and looking through cameras.

    Nobody expects any human being to be 100% perfect when the athletes are going 100 mph. The game has changed.

    Take the refs out of the game, and you can continue to make your billions, plus a couple million because you screwed some refs out of some money.

    Bottom line, faster and more replays will make the game better. Nobody wants to see bad calls decide a game.

  56. chargrz says: Sep 21, 2012 11:55 PM

    Hit the road Jerry! Nobody cares what you think. The replacements are doing as good as you ever did if not better.

  57. mattribe says: Sep 22, 2012 1:38 AM

    Part-time employees? You could argue that the players are part-time employees too, and they sure make a lot of money. We live in a capitalist society where employment is determined by supply and demand. Clearly, the supply of competent refs is very low and the demand for them is high, just as it is for players. Just respect them and pay them so we can get back to real football without all this second-guessing and charades.

  58. backstageatapuppetshow says: Sep 22, 2012 1:50 AM

    One could make the argument that the ones who do not care are the referees….if they care so much about the safety of the players…and want to place blame on the NFL….then just sign the deal that’s on the table and end it…if they truly care about the players….they would…but they don’t….they just want to be paid….and are hiding behind the guise of safety….

    Sell crazy someplace else Markbreit…

    I am on neither side…but your argument doesn’t hold water!

  59. piemasteruk says: Sep 22, 2012 2:00 AM

    He picked a really bad example. Most fans hate roughing the passer penalties.

  60. onecoolrdrfan says: Sep 22, 2012 2:25 AM

    They are not replacements refs. They are SCABS and will always be SCABS. They look like manny, moe and curly out there. Let’s gets the real refs back ASAP.

  61. AlohaMrHand says: Sep 22, 2012 6:50 AM

    want Goodell to care?Stop buying tickets stop buying merchandise stop watching games.Hes still getting your money so why change anything?Replacement refs or not 95 percent of the games will be sold out this weekend so it doesn’t bother fans that much does it?

  62. chuckleberry1974 says: Sep 22, 2012 8:27 AM

    This needs to just get done so it stops being a news story. One can’t really try to follow the NFL right now without coming across this topic, and it kinda sucks. What the refs are asking for is a pittance compared to how much money flows through this league. Yet, obviously without the real refs, we’re seeing less than the best product on the field. I’m not 100% on the refs’ side, but inconsistent calling of the big safety rules is what matters most, and the scab refs aren’t getting it done. Seriously, just pay the people.

  63. unionsblow1 says: Sep 22, 2012 9:42 AM

    I like the refs that are on the field now. They let ‘em play, like back in the good old days when the NFL was more fun to watch. I say fire those old, slow, unionized, arrogant, biased officials that we used to see screw up games every Sunday. By the way, I’m done calling these new guys “replacement refs”. They are *our* refs now. Let’s embrace that fact and support these guys instead of pointing out every little mistake that they make. Without them, we would still be stuck watching baseball and NASCAR on Sunday, heaven forbid !

  64. j0esixpack says: Sep 22, 2012 12:13 PM

    If Goodell were concerned about player safety he would stop enforcing injury reporting

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