Category: Replacement Officials

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 ...

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 ...

Paul Allen Is Still Celebrating the Seahawks Monday Night Miracle

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

While everyone in Seattle was celebrating a Monday Night Football win over the Packers, the rest of the world was wondering how the referees missed calling a clear interception for Green Bay, and instead ruled it a touchdown for Seattle's Golden Tate. It was chaos, and the replacement referees just showed ...

Former NFL Referee Red Cashion: “You Have a Bunch of People Working These Games that is Beyond Them”

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Mason "Red" Cashion has a ton of experience as an official. He started officiating all the way back in 1952 and spent 25 years in the NFL, where he reffed two Super Bowls. Cashion still works for the NFL and is responsible for training NFL referees. He has to be ...

Former Referee Jim Tunney Blames Monday Night’s Situation on Poor Communication, Lack of Being Qualified

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Hey, have you heard what happened in Seattle Monday night? The Packers were sacked eight times in the first half! Oh, and the replacement officials blew a call on a walk-off Hail Mary, handing the victory to the wrong team and causing one of the most talked-about controversies in NFL ...

Pete Carroll: The Victory Is Hard for Everybody to Accept but That’s the Way it is and I Don’t Care

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Pete Carroll is in an awkward spot. His team benefited greatly from a very, very controversial call Monday night against Green Bay, as the replacement officials appeared to severely botch a call on what was seemingly a game-winning interception for the Packers. And thus, Carroll continues to recite a party line ...