Armchair quarterbacks rejoice at news of NFL deal “@ESPN: NFL refs lockout over. Regulars on the field tonight” Scaachi Koul September 27, 2012 Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email 0 [<a href=”http://storify.com/MacleansMag/nfl-and-refs-reach-a-deal” target=”_blank”>View the story “Armchair quarterbacks rejoice at news of NFL deal” on Storify</a>]<br /> <h1>Armchair quarterbacks rejoice at news of NFL deal</h1> <h2>"@ESPN: NFL refs lockout over. Regulars on the field tonight"</h2> <p>Storified by Maclean’s Magazine · Thu, Sep 27 2012 06:14:58</p> <div>Coming soon to an NFL field near you, Ed Hochuli! http://pic.twitter.com/ea536DquSportsCenter</div> <div>NFL official lockout is over!! Finally!! http://instagr.am/p/QEskLNg__I/Tito Rivera Reyes</div> <div>I dunno, one ref signaled "The lockout is over!" at the exact same time the other one signaled "They’re still negotiating!"Ken Jennings</div> <div>one bad call and #NFL funds regular refs. what will it take for #nassaucountyny to restore #youthservices and #drugtreatment funding?Andrew Malekoff</div> <div>RT @helloiamclay: In a twist of reality, NFL refs settle lockout before NHL players. http://pic.twitter.com/O5avFt23Marcelo Rossil</div> <div>BREAKING: NFL and refs come to terms – lock out is over. Now what will we blame when they make bad calls? #abc15amKirk Yuhnke</div> <div>Foot Locker — NFL Replacement Refs Do NOT Work For Us http://tmz.me/QaRya4 http://pic.twitter.com/8aHBeVCuTMZ</div> <div>Glad that it only took three weeks of pathetic, egregious, game altering calls for the #NFL to do the right thing and sign the refsJames Duff</div> <div>Oh boy, replacement refs are gone! we can all relax, there will never be a bad call in the nfl again! Wait what? #NFLRob Meston</div> <div>Dear .@nfl , Can the replacement refs do just a few more games? I have a few very funny tweets I need to use up. Sincerely, U.B.M.Miller</div> <div>I think its interesting how everyone seems to have forgotten all their gripes with the regular #NFL refs from the past yearsShauli Zacks</div> <div>Okay, NFL. Now be a good boyfriend so the refs don’t leave again. Make them feel special. #cantreplaceyouZachary</div> <div>Now that the real #nfl refs are back, we can go back to a higher percentage of inactive #twitter accountsElizabeth Stice</div> <div>Good morning, and welcome back, regular @NFL officials! Now prove you were worth all the fuss – http://bit.ly/QqoQFCSporting News</div> <p> Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Filed under: NFL Advertisement About this author Scaachi Koul Macleans.ca subscriber Other articles Look what the UN dragged in Studies say . . . a memory boost and the shock of birth All articles Advertisement Post navigation Previous March of the sneakerheads: Inside the NBA’s shoe culture Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.