Replacement Refs

ead coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions argues a call with the referees during the game against the New Orleans Saints. (Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

NFL Reaches Tentative Agreement With Refs

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

97.1 The Ticket–09/27/2012

SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 24:  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 at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Lang Says Players Could Take Action If NFL Refs Issue Continues

He added: “Going into a game worrying about the refs more than the other team, it’s a problem. The NFL, the commissioners, if they don’t take action after last night … That should be the last straw.

97.1 The Ticket–09/25/2012

Credit: Al Bello/Justin Edmonds

Karsch And Anderson Champ And Chump Of The Weekend 8-21-12

Champ: Calvin Johnson for just doing what Calvin Johnson does and that is score TD’s and make catches.


CANTON, OH - AUGUST 5: Line judge Esteban Garza, left, talks to Referee Craig Ochoa, right, during the second quarter of the Pro Football Hall of Fame game at Fawcett Stadium on August 5, 2012 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Replacement Refs Can’t Be Worse

The way the average NFL fan sees it is that any call that goes against their team is a bad call.

97.1 The Ticket–08/09/2012