Time now to switch gears, this is football sunday and finally, it's the real deal this time. The official nfl refs are back after three weeks of chaos caused by those replacement refs culminating in... See More
Time now to switch gears, this is football sunday and finally, it's the real deal this time. The official nfl refs are back after three weeks of chaos caused by those replacement refs culminating in this horrible call on monday night. The replacement refs became national bad guys. Now, one is speaking out to john muller. Reporter: Like most football fans I was ranting and raving about replacement refs. After hearing from one of them, they're not monsters, they're imperfect human beings like the rest of us. Wilson scramblings to keep it up. It was the play that changed everything. Perhaps the worse and most controversial call. Touchdown! It's like a jennings interception. The call on the field stands, touchdown. The reaction was fast and furious. Awful. Look at the replay. This football fan didn't watch because he was on the field, mike, number 77, replacement ref in the game speaks out. One of those things that makes you go back in the back room and cry a few tears. He had more experience than most of his fellow fill-ins. 13 years of division I college revving. You know someone asked me if it's a good call or a bad call it depends on where you live. The replacement refs were at mercy of the crowd. Reporter: And the mercy of the nation. Time is 2:15. I'm not dead. Also it's 4:30. through all of the outrage and ridicule, he said that the acement refs have plenty to proud of. We kept the league afloat during the preseason and during the first few weeks of th regular season. Reporter: What about the standing ovation when the real refs returned thursday night? You know, they're the heroes now, they're the stars, I wish them well. I hope they have a great season. Likable guy, right? More than 100% of these replacement refs will be watching these games on their couches and no doubt about it, everyone in green bay, wisconsin, for sure is happy about that. As you said, likable guy, gracious. Time now for the weather and
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