NFL replacement referees cost the Green Bay Packers a win Monday night, and frustrations are reaching a boiling point. But while fans, players, and coaches are paying a price, the NFL itself isn't losing anything but the public relations battle.
Peyton Manning led the Denver Broncos to victory over Pittsburgh. Rookie Robert Griffin III threw for 320 yards for a Redskins win. The San Francisco 49ers schooled Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.
New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, Saints defensive end Will Smith, Browns linebacker Scott Fujita, and free agent defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove all can play in this weekend's NFL season opening games.