NFL To Go With Full Time Officials

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  1. haleyrules

    haleyrules Well-Known Member

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    Ha! Part time or full time incompetence...its the same, maybe worse!!
     
  2. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    You would throw a flag on the opposing team for walking to the locker room at halftime. lol
     
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  3. zrinkill

    zrinkill Trollslayer +4 Zone Supporter

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    About time.
     
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  4. Melonfeud

    Melonfeud Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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  5. rat2k8

    rat2k8 Well-Known Member

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    Let me get this straight. They are supposed to work fulltime which means only 3hrs a week. What do they do with the rest of the week, play Madden?
     
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  6. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Those are current numbers based on part time salaries. I think full time refs will make more than 78k. The NBA refs make over 300k.
     
  7. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    $78,000 to start? That's more than most people make, but couldn't even buy a shack in most major metro areas right now with that.
     
  8. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    I imagine they'll have one full time official assigned to every game to oversee the other ones. If so, it should be interesting to see if it helps.
     
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  9. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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  10. RomoFor6

    RomoFor6 Well-Known Member

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    refs didn't actually NEED to work a second job... they get paid over 150 K a year. A lot of them did anyways. Only thing that is different now is it is probably written in the contract they can no longer be employed elsewhere.
     
  11. diefree666

    diefree666 Well-Known Member

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    Amuses me those that keep complaining about the officials and then immediately say this will not make a difference. Also laughing at those saying it will be harder to fire officials. How many have been fired say in the last 10 years under the current system?
    This is a change which makes it an opportunity. Now it is up to the NFL to do something right for a change.
     
  12. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    Pretty much all of them.

    Many of them are lawyers and businessmen that make good money. This would be a massive pay cut.
     
  13. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    Several referees make a lot more than 150K at their primary job.

    (And by the way, $150K ain't squat to these guys.)
     
  14. bkight13

    bkight13 Capologist

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    All the other major sports play 7 days a week and the refs and umps work all week

    Most NFL refs work one game a week.... big difference
    I like the Madden Idea
     
  15. Curmudgeon

    Curmudgeon Well-Known Member

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    Awesome! Now they'll never miss a call, like those full time MLB umpires. :rolleyes:
     
  16. daboyzruleperiod

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