Replacement Referees

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: What An Awful Year For The NFL

Mike Felger and Tony Massarotti opened Thursday’s show with a big picture topic involving the NFL and it’s off the field problems. What has the NFL become, and do we even care?

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/07/2013

Roger Goodell talks with umpire Chad Brown #31 before Super Bowl XLV. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

NFL Reaches Tentative Deal With Refs

So long, replacement refs. The NFL’s regular crews will be back on the field starting Thursday night.


An NFL referee (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Opinion: The NFL Is Ruining Its Own Brand With Cheap Replacement Refs

Want to know what a company looks like when it fires all its experienced workers and hires on cheap replacements? Watch last night’s embarrassment of a game between Green Bay and Seattle. But this is about more than just a game. This is about a trend in our national economy where trained professionals are cast aside for inferior workers.


Replacement referees huddle during a timeout in the game between the Washington Redskins and the St. Louis Rams. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Is The NFL Going Down Hill?

Dan Shaughnessy joined Gresh and Zo in the studios to discuss the NFL replacement refs. and the questionable call in Seattle on Monday Night Football. Is the NFL starting to look like the NBA in terms of bad calls and missed calls?

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/25/2012

Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the replacement officials. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

NFL Supports Replacement Refs’ Ruling In Green Bay-Seattle Debacle

The NFL issued a statement regarding the controversial end to the Packers-Seahawks game Monday night, siding with the league’s replacement referees.


Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the officials. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: The NFL Needs To Get Their Real Refs Back

Gresh & Zo kicked things off talking about last night’s Monday Night Football game and the controversial call made by the replacement referees. Will this controversy get the league and the real referees to get a deal done?

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/25/2012

Kicker Justin Tucker #9 of the Baltimore Ravens kicks the game winning field goal to give the Ravens a 31-30 win over the New England Patriots. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Last-Second Field Goal Helps Ravens Soar Past Patriots

Felger and Massarotti opened the day discussing the New England Patriots 31-30 loss to the Baltimore Ravens last night.

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/24/2012

Patriots corner Devin McCourty drops an interception against the Baltimore Ravens. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Tweet Throwdown: Who Do You Blame For Patriots Loss To Ravens – Defense Or Refs?

Who do you blame for the Patriots loss to the Ravens – their defense or the replacement officials?


Replacement referees huddle in conference during the NFL preseason game. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: The Joke That Is NFL Replacement Refs

Andy Gresh and Mike Flynn had plenty to say about the replacement referees that could be in charge for Week 1.