NFL Replacement Officials Football

September 2, 2012 - 1:44 PM
FILE - This Aug. 26, 2012 file photo shows San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, right, arguing with a replacement official during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos, in Denver. The NFL will open the regular season with replacement officials. League executive Ray Anderson has told the 32 teams that with negotiations remaining at a standstill between the NFL and the officials' union. The replacements will be on the field beginning next Wednesday night, Sept. 5, 2012 when the Cowboys visit the Giants to open the season. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney, File)