Typically when the NFL hands down fines stemming from actions in games, the punishment goes to the players. On Monday, however, the NFL handed out two hefty fines to Denver Broncos coaches for verbally accosting the replacement officials used in their Week 2 contest against the Atlanta Falcons. I can understand the frustration the Broncos coaches are having with the replacements, but their anger is better directed at their boss for the continued usage of subpar officials.
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Denver Broncos Coaches Fined, Should Be Complaining to Owner, Not Refs: Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
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The furor over the work of replacement officials reached a fevered pitch during Week 3 in the NFL, especially Monday night when Seattle beat Green Bay on a desperation pass that many thought was an interception.
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Replacement ref furor grows after Seattle Seahawks’ wild win over Green Bay Packers
The AFC West has finished Week 3, and so far there is no clear leader in the division. With the San Diego Chargers at 2-1 and the Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, and the Oakland Raiders just a game behind, it’s anyone division to win.
AFC West Race Up for Grabs After Week 3 in the 2012 NFL Season: Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two interceptions, two fumbles, an ineffective pass rush and too little success protecting Philip Rivers.
Turner ‘as upset as anyone’ after Bolts’ loss (The Associated Press)
If the NFL were a hamburger chain, Roger Goodell would already be out as CEO.
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Column: Replacements have no place on field (The Associated Press)
NFL fans like me have had to witness a slew of sloppy, dirty, controversial NFL games this season.
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If Replacement Refs Are Babysitter, NFL Coaches and Players Are the Bratty Children – Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — One week, it’s interceptions. The next week, it’s incompletions.
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Incomplete passes hold back Broncos this time (The Associated Press)
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — All Bill Belichick wanted was an explanation. He’ll probably end up with a fine.
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Belichick wanted explanation of last-play FG (The Associated Press)
New York Jets All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis is expected to miss the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
NFL roundup: Jets lose Revis for the rest of the season (The SportsXchange)