Football fans call for return of NFL referees

NFL fans reeling over last night's controversial call made by replacement referees are demanding the return of real refs to the game.NFL referees have been

BELMAR - NFL fans reeling over last night's controversial call made by replacement referees are demanding the return of real refs to the game.

NFL referees have been locked out due to a labor dispute, and their replacements are stirring up controversy over what some say are blown calls.

Last night, a controversial call made by replacement referees gave a questionable winning touchdown to the Seattle Seahawks over the Green Bay Packers.

The controversy has made its way to the New Jersey Senate, with Democrat Steve Sweeney drafting a bill to ban replacement referees from professional sports in New Jersey.

Sweeney, a Green Bay Packers fan, says the replacement referees have "made a mockery of the sport" and increased the potential for injuries.

Legislator to seek ban on replacement refs in NJ

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