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Fantasy Football Impact of Returning Refs

Early Thursday morning the NFL and the officials Union announced they had agreed in principle to an 8 year deal.  The deal would allow the “Real” Refs to return to the field for tonight’s game between the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns.  Although the agreement still needs to be ratified with a 51% vote of the officials 121 members, it is expected to be ratified.

With the return of the official Officials fantasy players have to be aware of the on field ramifications.  Of course, there will be better control of time-outs and challenges, which should limit some extra plays from happening.  But, the big impact will come on the field.

Indianapolis Colts at Chicago Bears Recap

Indianapolis Colts at Chicago Bears:

The Bears offense started a similar way to what Chicago fans have been used to for the past few years, poorly on Offense and stead-fast on Defense.  The first couple of series for the Bears saw a sack on the first play, and the Chicago Bears second possession ended with a pick 6 from the Chicago 4 yard line for Jerrell Freeman.  Chicago rebounded after the early mistakes, Matt Forte broke two long runs (31, 15) setting up a Michael Bush 1 yard score. 

Chad Johnson Released by Miami Dolphins following Arrest

Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin stood his ground as the moral leader of the Dolphins.  Just a day after Chad Johnson was arrested for allegedly head butting his wife (he claims it happened the other way around), Johnson was released by the Dolphins.  Chad Johnson had been listed on the Dolphins depth chart as the number 1 wide receiver, and through one episode of the HBO reality series “Hard Knocks” looked like the Chad Johnson of 2008.