DAVIE, Fla. Dolphins coach Joe Philbin has stopped his players from talking about the replacement referees.
After Reggie Bush, Brian Hartline and Richie Incognito were among Miami players who had ripped the replacements in tweets, Bush said Philbin on Wednesday put the hammer down. Still, Bush couldn't resist one final dig.
"Coach Philbin instructed us not to comment any further on the referee situation," said Bush, who had tweeted after Monday night's debacle that "refs single-handedly blew this one" and "these refs gotta go."
And: "But I will say this, any time you have the President of the United States speak about something like that, then something needs to happen."
With Monday's controversial ending between Green Bay and Seattle fresh in everybody's mind, President Obama tweeted that "fans on both sides of the aisle hope the refs' lockout is settled soon."
Incognito, who had questioned the integrity of the game in a radio interview as well as tweeting the "Pac...