Photos: Top ten tweets ripping the replacement refs
This week, Broncos coaches John Fox and Jack Del Rio were hit with a cumulative $55,000 fine for criticizing NFL replacement referees. Fortunately, the same penalty hasn't been assessed on Twitter users, since it seems as if the majority of recent tweets have been ripping on gaffes in high-profile games like Monday's Green Bay Packers debacle. Look below to see our ten favorites, from the likes of LeBron James, Chris Rock and...Peyton's Head.Number 10
These replacement refs gotta go man!! Packers just got game took from them. I LOVE NFL football to much to see this type of work.
— LeBron James (@KingJames) September 25, 2012
Good idea: getting replacement refs so we can still watch football. Bad idea: hiring shoe salesmen from The Foot Locker as replacement refs.
— American Humor (@AmericanHumor) September 25, 2012
If you're holding your baby & I walk up and hug it, according to the NFL replacement refs, you have to give me your baby. #MNF [Green Bay]
— Chris Rock (@chrisrockoz) September 25, 2012
Thank you, replacement refs, for creating a class of people more hated than journalists.
— daveweigel (@daveweigel) September 25, 2012
Thanks for following, Tweeps. Some people have to work. Hopefully not the replacement refs anymore. #MNF
— Peyton's Head (@PeytonsHead) September 25, 2012
The replacement refs have told me that I am married to Megan Fox, I shook her hand once and they deemed that one hand is possession
— Evil Mike Tomlin (@EvilMikeTomlin) September 25, 2012
good thing theres no replacement refs in madden ;)
— WillyG (@xWillyGz) September 25, 2012
Am I the only one who thinks these replacement refs add a little pizzazz to the games? Now if we can only get the goalposts to move around.
— Tim Siedell (@badbanana) September 25, 2012
I honestly like these replacement refs
— Definitely A Lie (@DefinitelyALie) September 25, 2012
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