Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 12/19/12

The 2012 season got off to an embarrassing start, with the replacement refs giving us plenty to complain about, with awful calls, tediously slow-paced games, and general ineptitude. While you could probably make a "most embarrassing moments" list jut of the replacement refs, that would be unfair to the other rest of the people who made themselves look like fools this NFL season. Whether it was a particular player, team, fan base, or commissioner there was plenty of embarrassing moments to go around. The word embarrassing can be interpreted many ways but I chose to look at it as, moments that make you look like a fool and/or utterly incompetent in your NFL related field of work. Under that definition here are the 5 moments that qualify.

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