Talk about political football. Even President Obama commented on the controversial call by replacement referees that cost the Packers a win against the Seahawks, saying it was “terrible”.
“I’ve been saying for months, we’ve got to get our refs back,” he told ABC News.
Replacement referees have been used during a league lockout of official crews, which started back in June.
In the meantime, the folks at NBC Today had a little fun with the situation by airing its Replacement Weatherguy Forecast:
And, in case you missed it, here’s the play that caused such an uproar among football fans:
Coming on the heels of this chaotic last-second win for Seattle over Green Bay, the National Football League has announced a tentative deal where the regular officiating crews could be back in play as soon as Thursday.