Posted September 27, 2012 on
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Jack Del Rio
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The NFL's regular officiating crews are back. Their return couldn't have come soon enough for many players, coaches and fans.
After two days of marathon negotiations - and mounting frustration throughout the league - the NFL and the officials' union announced at midnight Thursday that a tentative eight-year agreement had been reached to end a lockout that began in June.
The deal came on the heels of Seattle's chaotic last-second win over Green Bay on Monday night in which the replacement officials struggled. Commissioner Roger Goodell, who was at the bargaining table Tuesday and Wednesday, said the regular officials would work the Browns-Ravens game at Baltimore on Thursday night.
''We are glad to be getting back on the field for this week's games,'' NFL Referees Association president Scott Green said.
And plenty of players echoed that sentiment.
''Welcome back REFS,'' Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller tweeted shortly af...
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The NFL put out a press release today detailing Seahawks receiver Golden Tates 24-yard touchdown catch.
In Mondays game between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks, Seattle faced a 4th-and-10 from the Green Bay 24 with eight seconds remaining in the game.
Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson threw a pass into the end zone. Several players...
The NFL will review the controversial Hail Mary call that ended the Seattle Seahawks' 14-12 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Tuesday, reports the NFL.com.
The officials ruled that Seahawks' wide receiver Golden Tate and Packers defensive back M.D. Jennings had simultaneous possession of the ball in the endzone after quarterback Russell Wilson threw a 24-yard Hail...
One politician let his feelings be known after the wild ending of the Seattle Seahawks' 14-12 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night.
Wisconsin State Senator Jon Erpenbach tweeted NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's office phone number after the replacement officials mishandled the final play of the game. Seattle's Golden Tate pushed one Green Bay defender out...
Last night, before the scene that ended the game, Golden Tate impressed against the Green Bay Packers. He's worth an add in your fantasy league.
I’m disappointed that my first article in the wake of the Monday Night Football debacle is a fantasy piece ignoring the larger issue, but, my deadline is my deadline and I owe an article reflecting on my weekend picks. So, you’ll...
Golden Tate of the Seattle Seahawks had the greatest offensive push last night since Brendan Shanahan moved Warren Rychel out of the crease in 1997.
First the Shanny push followed below by the Tate push, hopefully the 2nd video lasts...
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Despite the hideous aftermath of Monday night's prime time NFL debacle in Seattle -- a 14-12 Seahawks victory over the Green Bay Packers marred by the most controversial and questionable decisions yet by a replacement officiating crew - there is no good news regarding negotiations between the NFL and representatives of the locked-out NFL Referees Association.
Both sides were...
Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Josh Sitton is more upset with Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and wide receiver Golden Tate, than the replacement officials.
Sitton appeared on the Jim Rome Show, via Deadspin.
“Calling it a good call, and Golden Tate saying he caught it and there was no push in the back, I mean, be a man. [...] Admit that it was a bullcrap call, stand...
The Green Bay Packers were supposed to be playing against the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football last night, but they ended up against to play against the replacement refs as well and the replacements refs killed them. With the Seahawks down by 5 and on the Packers 24 yard line, Seahawks QB Russell Wilson was intercepted by M.D. Jennings on a pass intended for Golden Tate...
Monday Night Football between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers ended in dramatic fashion and more replacement ref controversy. With the Seahawks trailing 12-7 and eight seconds left on the clock, Packers Russell Wilson threw a pass from the 24-yard line that safety, MD Jennings caught but then… Seahawks receiver Golden Tate attempted [...]