HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Several media outlets are reporting the NFL has come to a tentative labor deal with league referees.
An NFL spokesman tweeted the news just after 11:00 pm.
Replacement referees have worked the first three weeks of the NFL season while both sides worked to get a new labor deal done.
The league has dealt with widespread criticism on the topic of replacement referees.
Coaches, players and fans had expressed frustration culminating with a controversial call at the end of Monday night’s game between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks.