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View Diary: They are not Replacement Refs...They are SCABS! (18 comments)

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  •  Are they using HIGH SCHOOL refs?! (0+ / 0-)

    That is what I thought I heard on one NFL show!  If that is true, that only magnifies the disgrace.

    If they had to hire scabs, why didn't they hire from the NCAA college ranks?  Green Bay is in the Midwest, and Seattle is in the Northwest.  They could have hired refs from the SEC (Southeastern Conference) to ensure fairness, refs who were well-versed in NFL rules.

    •  I heard the NCAA refs were not going to get (0+ / 0-)

      in this dispute.  The NCAA refs, especially ones for the prime conferences like the SEC, probably make enough that they don't want to come in on a temporary basis and screw their own futures (potentially).  Since the NFL is also trying to insist that the refs are full-time, they'd have to give up their NCAA jobs, which would be really nasty if the NFL reached an agreement with the NFL refs and kicked the NCAA ones to the curb.

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