The regular season starts soon, and there’s no reason to think that the lockout of the officials will be ending any time soon.
And that’s not a good thing.
It’s time for the two sides to work this out. They’re not so far apart that a middle ground can’t be found.
It needs to be found. Now.
I could go on. But I already did go on for three minutes and change in a special mini-edition of PFT (Not) Live.
So here it is, if you want to better understand a situation that you may not care about now, but that you definitely will care about when your favorite team is on the receiving end of a crappy call in Week One or thereafter.