If you didn't know the NFL was using replacement referees during the Giants' season opener against Dallas Wednesday night at MetLife Stadium, you wouldn't have known the regular officials weren't working the game. And that's the highest compliment you can pay any officiating crew.
The NFL locked out its officials because of an impasse in contract negotiations with the NFL Referees Association,...
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