Now would this have happened without all the fuss over Monday Night's game? I doubt it.
"Commissioner Goodell says officials will be back on the field Thursday night after NFL and referees' union reach a tentative contract agreement to end lockout. The tentative eight-year deal must be ratified by 51 percent of the union's 121 members. They plan to vote Friday and Saturday in Dallas.
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