Lance Easley may go down as one of the most infamous NFL officials of all time, and he only officiated a few regular-season games.
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Two of the NFL’s replacement officials who worked the first seven weeks of the NFL season (including preseason) appeared on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL” Wednesday night to share
For much of the first three weeks of the NFL season, it looked like the replacement officials didn’t know the rules. Many will tell you that football is football at any level.
Amid the influx of horror stories we have heard about replacement officials and how awful they were for the game of football, there is at least one story that sticks out from all the rest.
Nearly everyone associated with the NFL and pretty much all fans of the league rejoiced when the referee lockout ended and a new deal was made.
The first three weeks of the NFL season were as difficult for the replacement officials as they were for the coaches, players and fans.
A lot of people may not realize it, but the NFL actually has separate balls for kicking and passing. Quarterbacks do not throw the same footballs that kickers and punters kick and vice versa.
Heading into the first week of the NFL regular season, the replacement officials were a huge story. After one of the biggest blown calls in NFL history on Monday night, they have become national news.