Life As An NFL Referee (Infographic)
Anyone who watched the Ravens-Browns game last night could recognize the stark difference between the NFL refs and replacement refs. The pro refs moved the game at a quicker pace, made accurate calls, and most importantly were in total control.
A new appreciation of NFL refs has arisen out of this whole referee debacle. Sometimes we forget as fans that the best people on the field aren’t just the players, but also the refs. It takes skill and hard work to make it to the top of the refereeing ranks. Below is a cool infographic from ESPN that describes what life is actually like as an NFL ref.