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YOUR TURN: The NFL's Replacement Referees

Here's your chance to sound off on the quality of the officiating in the NFL and what you think should be done about it.

If you're a local football fan, the New England Patriots' controversial Sunday Night loss to the Baltimore Ravens probably left you with a bad taste in your mouth and a strong opinion about the status of officiating in the NFL.

The much-discussed replacement referee issue was forced front-row center again Monday night when a nationally-televised game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers appeared to be determined by an incorrect call made by a team of back-up officials.

So, we have to ask - what do you think about the quality of officiating in the NFL? Do you think the league owes it to the players, owners and fans to put the best product on the field, no matter what it costs?

Should League Commissioner Roger Goodell bend to the demands of the locked out referee union to get them back on the field as soon as possible? Do you sympathize with the replacement referees who are working under a great deal of pressure with little experience?

Let us know by voicing your opinion in the comments section below.

Josh Chace September 26, 2012 at 05:23 PM
Sounds like the problem is about to be remedied today.
Ray September 26, 2012 at 05:28 PM
Sorry you got cut. It's OK
Richard Jertz September 26, 2012 at 06:47 PM
Has Bob Almeida or Steve Crampton been reffing any games?
jake September 27, 2012 at 12:52 AM
haha looks like malcolm was on the math and doesnt understand sports and the time, effort, will and pain that go into preparing and playing
Hector Cruz October 24, 2012 at 05:04 AM
Well said

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