View single post by ChrisOTL
 Posted: Tue Sep 25th, 2012 01:08 am
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beejmi wrote: Another problem with the refs is that there is no respect shown towards them. Players, coaches, broadcasters -- it's open season.
Nor should there be any respect shown to them as referees. They have about as much business throwing (or not throwing one) a flag on an NFL field as you or I do. For all the "Integrity of the Game" shit the NFL spews, they sure don't seem to care about it very much. They're a multi-billion dollar business, give these guys the money they want, which is a drop in the bucket, and be done with it. If they don't, a player is going to get hurt, and hurt really bad. The fact the NFL is even using replacement refs is a disgrace.