Full-time officials continue to enjoy hero's welcome


This pretty much says it all. (Guyism)

It started Thursday night, when the M&T Bank Stadium crowd gave the full-time officials a standing ovation. With a relatively clean Browns-Ravensget-together, the lovefest continued Sunday in advance of the 13 games on the schedule.

The full-time officials are greeted with well-wishes as they enter Ralph Wilson Stadium for today's Pats-Bills game. (CBS)
Security guards shake hands with the officials prior to the Titans-Texans game. (CBS)
Chargers coach Norv Turner couldn't be happier to see the full-timers back on the field. (CBS)

The replacement officials deserve credit for accomplishing something that neither political party could: bringing the country together in support of a single cause. So there's that.

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Ryan Wilson has been an NFL writer for CBS Sports since June 2011, and he's covered five Super Bowls in that time. Ryan previously worked at AOL's FanHouse from start to finish, and Football Outsiders... Full Bio

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