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NFL Thoughts Week 4: Chicago Bears and Beyond

Week four of the National Football League is nearly in the books. It was another wild weekend of games, historically highlighted by the returning referees being applauded in every stadium.

The Referee Lockout Is Over

The NFL referee lockout appears to be over at last.

NFL's Statement On MNF Blunder

The referees have been a disaster, and the NFL doubles down.

NFL Falls On Its Referee-Shaped Sword

The NFL's statement on Golden Tate's non-catch from Monday Night Football borders on ludicrous.

Sports Officiating Needs a Tech Revolution

Even though fans would benefit greatly from an unbiased view of the games they love, ultimately they are resistant to technology that would maintain the integrity of the sports they follow.

Who deserves blame for the officials lockout?

Even though the NFL officials lockout is over, let's take a look at the major items that got us here, and why the situation got as bad as it did.

NFL meeting with locked out referees

The NFL and NFLRA are meeting today to work toward ending the three month lockout. The NFL has used replacement refs throughout the preseason, and are planning to continue their use into the regular season.

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