Ranking the Worst Replacement Ref Calls of the Preseason

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Ranking the Worst Replacement Ref Calls of the Preseason

The NFL product is slowly on the decline thanks to a public spat between the regular referees and the league, which, as we all know, has led to the implementation of replacement referees to keep our favorite game moving along.

These replacement officials are not your average referees. In fact, they are not even from the Division I-A level of college football. Some are Division II or below, and one is rumored to have been an official in the Lingerie Football League (via Deadspin).

It's been a rough go for the scabs up to this point. They are slowly getting better, but it has become quite clear that no one on Earth can call an NFL game as well as the regular refs do.

The only positive to come from this awkward scenario is that the miscues by the scabs have made for some wildly entertaining moments. Let's take a look at some of the best so far.

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