Replacment refs?

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    Is there something special about the NFL refs this year?

    I keep hearing about replacement refs and I don't remember hearing about them before. Is there something different this year? Or have they always been a topic of discussion and I just didn't notice it before because I don't follow football very closely at all ...




    Who did they replace?
     
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    The regular refs are on strike.
     
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    Thanks. I had wondered briefly about that but dismissed the thought quickly because I didn't imagine there would be anyone willing to cross a strike line.
     
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    Today's Skins game shows why the owners really ought to settle. The officiating was a joke.
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-7GzYuPP7M]The Replacements "I will survive" - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    I don't think the replacement refs are rigging the games like the other refs usually do.
     
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    The replacement refs are no better or worse than any other year.
     
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    The replacement refs are worse.
     
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    Yep, they barely know how to spot the ball....
     
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    Yes: that thing being, they suck like a 15-amp shop-vac!

    The regular officials are on strike.
     

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