Debating how long before the NFL refs become the players' and coaches' worst enemies is like playing a game of "would you rather" with you friends—there's no positive alternative.
Just because the regular NFL refs are far better than the rent-a-refs, doesn't mean that the zebras aren't still the enemy.
As long as the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, the NFL officials will be disliked.
You are all educated fans, so this isn't anything you didn't already know.
Lets take a deeper look at why it won't take long for the refs to be hated.