NFL refs to return to the field Thursday night under eight-year agreement

http://twitter.com/#!/ProFootballTalk/status/251148894992478208

Breaking reports late Wednesday night suggest that the NFL and the referees’ union have reached a new eight-year agreement that will see refs return to field in time for Thursday night’s Browns/Ravens game.

URGENT: the @NFL and referees union have new eight-year deal. Regular refs will be back starting Thurs night: reports just surfacing.

– ChuckGoudieABC (@ChuckGoudieABC7) September 27, 2012

IT’S OFFICIAL: The NFL and its referees have agreed to a new deal. Refs will start immediately. http://t.co/PLDMBJp5

– Deadspin (@Deadspin) September 27, 2012

Reported new deal with NFL officials is for 8-years. They will also work Thursday’s Browns-Ravens game.

– Sportsnet Ticker (@SportsnetTicker) September 27, 2012

Looks like the NFL refs will be working starting Thursday in Balt. Deal appears to be completed

– Jim Daopoulos (@RefereeJimD) September 27, 2012

IT’S OFFICIAL: The NFL and its referees have agreed to a new deal. Refs will start immediately. http://t.co/PLDMBJp5

– Deadspin (@Deadspin) September 27, 2012

Football fans are thrilled with the news.

HALLELUJAH! RT @ProFootballTalk NBC officiating consultant Jim Daopoulos tells PFT that a deal has been signed between NFL and NFLRA.

– Amanda Orson (@phillian) September 27, 2012

@ProFootballTalk thats AMAZINGLY AWESOME NEWS!!!!!!!! WOOOOOOOOOOO

– joe lepianka (@jetsjets1028) September 27, 2012

@Deadspin The long national nightmare is over. Now can we PLEASE direct our attention to the boob in chief who needs to GO on Nov 6th?

– Victoria Taft (@VictoriaTaft) September 27, 2012

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/09/26/nfl-refs-to-return-to-the-field-thursday-night-under-eight-year-agreement/

The post NFL refs to return to the field Thursday night under eight-year agreement appeared first on Sports Guide To Everything.

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