The replacement referees of 2012 will be remembered the same way the replacement players of 1987 were remembered; they were guys (and one gal) who were given the opportunity of a lifetime but were not qualified to fill enormous shoes.

The Green Bay Packers were the sacrificial lambs that got the NFL of its butt to strike a deal with the regular referees.

This video sums of three weeks of frustration in two and a half minutes.