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Are these replacement referees or just hardcore fans that love to dress up like zebras and run up and down the field? Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean MCCoy told 94WIP Philadelphia’s Anthony Garganao and Ike Reese how much like fans these refs really are: “During the game, they made like a bad call or something, the ref, and I see Ray Lewis like pump his chest up, trying to scare him. Don’t you know [the ref] started stuttering? I’m like ‘what’s this?!’…They’re like fans, kind of though. I’ll be honest, they’re like fans. One of the refs was talking about his fantasy team, like ‘McCoy, come on, I need you for my fantasy,’ ahhh, what?!” There has been many questions in the recent weeks about the abilities of the replacement refs. Many players and coaches are not satisfied and feel that the NFL needs to bring back the more experienced signal callers.  

A replacement ref told LeSean McCoy about his fantasy team

The neverending, disastrous saga of the replacement referees somehow took another hit, just when you think things couldn't get worse after Monday night's surreal game between the Broncos and Falcons. During an interview on Monday, LeSean McCoy of the Eagles had some choice words about the referees from the Eagles' 24-23 win over the Ravens. "They're like...

LeSean McCoy Says Replacement Ref Told Him 'I Need You for My Fantasy Team'

When people say the replacement refs are not professional, they usually mean the stopgap officials are making bad calls or not keeping order on the field. It turns out they may not be professional in an even worse way. On the same day a line judge was yanked from covering the New Orleans game after the NFL found out he was unabashed Saints fan by looking at his Facebook page, Eagles...

Replacement Ref Told LeSean McCoy “I Need You for My Fantasy Team”

As if the replacement refs in the NFL were catching enough flak already. Go ahead and add this to the list of reasons why the NFL needs to just pay the real refs and get these fans-turned-officials out of here. Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy told 94WIP’s Anthony Gargano and Ike Reese on the 94WIP Player’s Lounge that the refs were like “fans” stating that...

Replacement ref to LeSean McCoy: ‘I need you on my fantasy team’

One of the hottest topics of conversation in the NFL right now is the replacement officials and the mistakes made by them in back to back weeks, especially during the prime time contests on Sunday and Monday night. Comments made yesterday by LeSean McCoy on a local sports talk show will only serve to fuel that fire, as he relayed several specific things said or done by the replacement...

McCoy claims official told him 'I need you for my fantasy team'

If replacement officials needed additional suggestive negative publicity, the claim from Eagles running back LeSean McCoy in a radio interview should do the trick. Appearing on 94 WIP with Anthony Gargano and Ike Reese, McCoy questioned whether players respected officials. And if the statement McCoy claimed he heard in-game during Sunday's victory over Baltimore is accurate...

Replacement referee tells LeSean McCoy, ‘I need you for my fantasy team’

Another day, another story painting replacement referees and the NFL in a not so good light. Yesterday, it was issues with conflicts of interest, and today we have LeSean McCoy telling 94WIPin Philly about a few unsettling details regarding the replacement refs from Sunday’s Eagles-Ravens game. McCoy first details how Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis had one of the refs so shook that...

Replacement official tells LeSean McCoy he needs him for his fantasy team

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was on the 94WIP Player’s Lounge on Monday with Anthony Gargano and Ike Reese and told them some interesting stories about the replacement officials from Sunday’s game against the Ravens. “During the game, they made like a bad call or something, the ref, and I see Ray Lewis like pump his chest up, trying to scare him,”McCoy said...

Replacement Ref To LeSean McCoy: I Need You For My Fantasy Team

If you thought the officiating was bad in Sunday’s Ravens vs. Eagles game, wait until you hear this. Eagles RB LeSean McCoy was doing a radio interview on 94WIP in Philadelphia and shed some light on just how bad the situation is getting. He spoke of Ray Lewis striking fear in the officials and also said that one of the refs told LeSean he needs him for his fantasy team! This...

Replacement Ref Tells Eagles RB "I Need You for My Fantasy "

The NFL is a multi billion dollar enterprise that has seen fit to quibble with its referees who all make significantly less then the minimum salary an actual player can earn. Thanks to the NFL holding a hard line we have seen replacement referees who are woefully incapable of calling the games. But hey, why should a simple thing like the outcome of games matter?Philadelphia Eagles...

Morning Muse: Eagles Move Way Up in Power Rankings

Happy hump day to you! Here’s a look at some Eagles news making headlines: Power rankings are in for Week 3 and the Eagles have made big leaps forward. The Week 2 win over the Ravens seems to have been enough to convince people that this team is no joke. – The worse-case scenario has come to pass–center Jason Kelce was placed on IR on Tuesday due to tears in his...

Week 3 Running Back Rankings

    Kramerica Sports weekly player rankings are based on Yahoo Sports standard scoring settings. Positional ranks are based on numerous factors, including opposing defense, historical data, player health, gut feelings, and other classified variables. Play of the Week- CJ Spiller should continue his early season dominance as the Bill face off against the Browns in week 3...

Know Your Enemy - Philadelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals

EAGLES vs. CARDINALS (Sun Sept 23 4:05 PM ET) The Cardinals are a surprising 2-0 start and they shocked the Patriots on the road last week. Still, their passing offense and rushing offense does not rank in the top 25 in the league. The Eagles are also 2-0 and they looked much better than their season opener in last week’s win over a solid Ravens’ team. Michael Vick...
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