Referees Accuse NFL Of 'Misinformation Campaign'

Things are getting uglier than ever between the NFL and its locked out referees. The NFL Referees Association issued a statement today saying that the league is now involved in a "misinformation campaign" against the locked out officials.

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The referees association is denying a claim made by the league and reportedly sent to all 32 NFL teams that a deal had been reached late last week but the referees nixed it.

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In its statement, the NFLRA wrote:

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"It is unfortunate that the League has resorted to providing false and misleading information to its member teams and the media.

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"There was no agreement on Thursday or Friday to do anything other than to meet on Saturday. Any claim that any numbers were agreed to before Saturday is absolutely false."

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We already know replacement officials will work Wednesday night's 2012 season opener between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys. At this rate, they might work games for quite a while.

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