If there were ever a perfect time to use “shots fired” for something, this is it.
The NFLPA executive committee posted a letter on the NFLPA’s website on Sunday that literally fired shots left and right at NFL owners and Roger Goodell. In the letter, you’ll see that the executive committee pretty much fells the same way you do about the replacement referees. It speaks of the embarrassment, the poor calls, the missed calls, the bad game management, and even uses the word “scab”.
Here’s the full letter so you can see just how many shots were fired.
TO: Owners of NFL Teams
FROM: NFLPA Executive Committee
DATE: September 20, 2012
RE: Your Lockout of the NFL Referees and the Negative Impact on Football
The NFL Players Association Executive Committee is calling on you to end the lockout of our referees. We believe there is substantial evidence that you have failed in your obligation to provide as safe a working environment as possible.
Your decision to lock out officials with more than 1,...