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August 6 - August 12, 2012

The NFL’s referees have been locked out while they negotiate an agreement. What do you think should happen?


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Give’em what they want. They’re worth it. 24%
Replace them. Plenty of refs could do that job. 40%
Don’t allow strikes or lockouts; just keep negotiating. 36%


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Comment from Brian Chapman, (8/7/2012, 6:22 AM)

I absolutely abhor anything to do with professional sports. While these atheletes and officials certainly are good in their chosen careers, the amount of money on the table is simply ridiculous. While the vast majority of hard-working, honest Americans scrape out a living for a few thousand dollars a month, these clowns are collecting tens of thousands per day, then have the audacity to ask for more AND, whenever there is some disaster or tragedy somewhere in the world, they ask us to help. PLEASE.


Comment from Greg Szanyi, (8/8/2012, 7:41 AM)

The refs are really not asking for that much...$275.00 per game. That only amounts to a total of $3.25 million for all of them combined. So I say to the NFL...Shut up and pay them!!


Comment from John Fauth, (8/8/2012, 8:58 AM)

I think the poll is missing a fourth option... allow a business and their outside contractor to negotiate amongst themselves without interference.


Comment from michael deaton, (8/9/2012, 7:13 AM)

PAY THEM.... THAT IS A ROUGH PROFESSION.


Comment from Tom Schwerdt, (8/14/2012, 10:07 AM)

Brian, these refs earned an average of $149k last year. Not bad, but they are the best in their profession, under intense public pressure, and earn a lot less than the athletes - let alone the teams.


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