One of the biggest problems between the NFL and the locked-out referees is the NFL’s desire to establish a bench of officials, who would be available to replace officials who are struggling during the season. Players get benched all the time for performing poorly. Why shouldn’t referees?
As of now, Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch is not facing a suspension for his July DUI arrest.
San Diego does not expect Ryan Mathews to be active for Week 1 as he recovers from a broken collarbone.
Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin stated that the current projected starting running back, Isaac Redman, must get over his ankle injury to start at Denver Sunday night.