• Replacement ref: “There’s a lot more rules in the NFL”

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 3, 2012
    “There’s a lot more rules in the NFL,” Hughes said. And now, thankfully, the game of football is going on without the officials who didn’t have time to learn all the rules in the NFL. With the regular refs returning to the NFL and the replacement refs returning to their high school and small college officiating duties, some of the officials who worked as replacements are acknowledging that, while they did their best, they simply weren’t prepared for the job. He entered the game early in the second quarter and didn't leave it until late in third, filling in for Nnamdi Asomugha, who was temporarily sidelined with an eye injury.
    • Eagles' Hughes makes most of Giant opportunity

      WITH ONLY seconds remaining in the first half, Brandon Hughes zeroed in on an Eli Manning pass headed for the back corner of the end zone. It seemed too good to be true.
      Source: philly.com

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