Category: NFL replacement officials

Ray Lewis, Baltimore Ravens Enjoy A More-Balanced Team Early In The Season

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

For years it seems like the Baltimore Ravens have won games by having one of the most tenacious defenses in the NFL and doing enough on offense to get by. It appears that 2012 has brought about a whole new Ravens attack. Sure, the defense -- led by veteran standout Ray ...

Jason Babin Talks Rivalry with the Giants and Liberties Taken with Replacement Officials

Friday, September 28th, 2012

As the Philadelphia Eagles prepare for the New York Giants Sunday night at the Linc, the trash talk has again picked up between the two division rivals. Jason Babin might have only joined Philly a year ago, but he's already quite familiar with the rivalry. Jason Babin joined Mike Lupica on ...

Thomas Dimitroff On Falcons’ 3-0 Start: “There is an Element of Maturity on this Team that I Haven’t Seen in Other Years”

Friday, September 28th, 2012

The Atlanta Falcons have come out of the gate at 3-0 this season with impressive wins over the Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers. Matt Ryan has been sharp, complemented with his group of weapons that includes Michael Turner, Tony Gonzalez, Roddy White and Julio Jones. Unfortunately the ...

Maurice Jones-Drew Has Put His Holdout Behind Him and Put Jacksonville’s Offense On His Back

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Last season Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew led the NFL in rushing despite playing on one of the worst passing offenses in the NFL. Despite an offseason holdout, MJD has picked up right where he left off. Through three games, Jones-Drew is second in the NFL in rushing with just ...

Carson Palmer Believes Darren McFadden is the Best Running Back in the NFL

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

After two rough games in a row, the Oakland Raiders got their first win of the season and the first win in the Dennis Allen era. It didn't come easy. Behind the right arm of Carson Palmer and the leg of Sebastian Janikowski, the Raiders rallied from behind and won ...

Shane Lechler Explains His Displeasure For Replacement Refs And How They Refused To Let Him Use A Kicking Ball

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Although the NFL referee lockout came to a close overnight, that doesn't change the fact that the replacement officials blew a call on a walk-off Hail Mary that cost the Green Bay Packers a football game. The displeasure for the replacement officials' performance continues to grow by the day. Count Shane Lechler ...

Lingerie Football League Fires Officials Only To Watch Them Ref NFL Games

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Several former Lingerie Football League officials officiated games that you watched in a stadium or on national television every Sunday for the past three weeks. And we're not talking the LFL's top officials, either. No, we're talking officials that were fired from the league. The regular officials' lockout ended at Midnight ...

Victor Cruz Looks Past Officiating Woes, Helps Giants Develop One of the NFL’s Top Passing Attacks

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Victor Cruz isn't letting shoddy officiating get to his head or ruin his game. The New York Giants wide receiver says he and his teammates really weren't all that distracted by the replacement officials, and it showed in the statistics. The Giants rank second in the league in terms of ...

Mark Anderson Can’t Give the Bills Inside Secrets on the Patriots: “I Forgot All the Info”

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Mark Anderson and his Buffalo Bills take on the New England Patriots Sunday. And it just so happens that Anderson spent all of 2011 with New England. So does that mean the Bills can count on their new defensive end for some inside information? Nope, says Anderson. Mark Anderson joined Howard Simon ...

Charles Barkley “Got Screwed Four Times” On His Monday Night Football Bet

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Monday night's terrible call in the Packers-Seahawks game affected so many people in and around the NFL. The whole NFC playoff picture has been altered and the loss could have a lasting impact on so many different teams. Furthermore, Fantasy Football games were decided by that play. And then there ...