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23.  Out of the following Wild Card playoff Referee's, which one will be awarded the Super Bowl?
22.  Out of the following retired NFL referee's, which one was truly the best ever?
21.  How do you rate our website?  (On a scale from 1 to 5, 5 being best)
20.  Out of the following NFL Referee's listed, which one do you think will work this years Super Bowl?
19.  How do you rate the NFL officiating so far this season?  (On a scale from 1 to 5, 5 being best)
18.  Which type of playing surface is the best:  Natural Grass or Artificial Turf?
17.  Do you believe the two inch stripe on the NFL officiating jersey looks more professional than the one inch stripe used by high school and college?
16.  Do you think all the football leagues should use the same game rules?
15.  Why do you think there is a shortage on sports officials around the world?
14.  What is your favorite position to work as a football official?
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Do you support the NFL officials side of the contract negotiations?
12.  How do you rate the officiating during the 2000 NFL season?  (Scale from 1 to 5, 5 being best)
11.  Out of the following NFL officials, which one is the oldest by age?
10.  Out of the following NFL officials at the referee position, which one should be awarded the Super Bowl?
9.  If you are a current High School or College Football Official, do you plan on applying to officiate for the NFL?
8.  What is the hardest position within a football officiating crew?
7.  Do you think the NFL should keep the new Instant Replay Technology?
6.  Do you think the new Instant Replay Technology is working?
5.  Please rate this website on a scale from 1 to 5. (5 being the highest)
4.  Do you think the NFL officials should be paid more than $1,500-$4,000 a game or less?
3.
  Do you think that the NFL should force officials to retire, even if they are in excellent condition?
2.
  Do you think there should be more than 7 officials on the field during a game?
1.  Do you think Instant Replay Should be in the NFL?











 

 

        

 

 

 

 

 

Poll #1: "Do you think Instant Replay should be in the NFL"?

Yes (82) No (16)

Total Votes (98)

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Poll #2: "Do you think there should be more than 7 officials in the field during a game"?

Yes (54) No (25) Stay the same (52)

Total Votes (131)

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Poll #3: "Do you think that the NFL should force officials to retire, even if they are in excellent condition"?

No (29) 88% Yes (4) 12%

Total Votes (33)


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Poll #4: "Do you think the NFL officials should be paid more than $1,500-$4,000 a game or less?

More (17) 50% Less (4) 12% Stay the same (13) 38%

Total Votes (34)

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Poll #5: "Please rate this website on a scale from 1 to 5. (5 being the highest)

5 (33) 46% 4 (16) 23% 3 (9) 13% 2 (1) 1% 1 (12) 17%

Total Votes (71)

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Poll #6: "Do you think the new Instant Replay Technology is working?"

Yes (38) No (17)

Total Votes (55)

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Poll #7: "Do you think the NFL should keep the new Instant Replay Technology?"

Yes (44) 76%   No (14)  24%

Total Votes (58)  

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Officiating Poll #8
What is the hardest position within a football officiating crew?
  
Referee (3)

17%

  
Umpire (12)

67%

  
Head Linesman (3)

17%

  
Line Judge (0)

0%
  
Side Judge (0)

0%
  
Field Judge (0)

0%
  
Back Judge (0)

0%

Total Votes: 18

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Officiating Poll #9
If you are a current High School or College Football Official, do you plan on applying to officiate for the NFL?
  
Yes (25)

78%

  
No (2)

6%

  
Not Sure (5)

16%


Total Votes: 32

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Poll #10: "Out of the following NFL officials at the referee position, which one should be awarded the Super Bowl?"

Johnny Grier #23        (35)  34%
Walt Coleman #65      (15)  14%
Larry Nemmers #20    (9)    8%
Ron Blum #7              (6)    6%
Mike Carey #94          (19)  18%
None of the Above      (17)  16%

Total Votes                (101)  

 

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Poll #11: "Out of the following NFL officials, which one is the oldest by age?"

Dick Hantak #105        (22) 26%
Bob McElwee #95        (12) 14%
Ron Botchan #110       (5)  6%
Dale Hamer #104         (4)  4%
Dale Williams #8          (1)  1%
Ben Montgomery#117  (2)  2%
Paul Baetz #22           (11) 13%  (Paul is the oldest official by age as of the 2000 season)
Al Jury #106              (6)  7%
Dean Look #49           (18) 21%
Ron Spitler #119         (1)  1%

Total Votes:  (82)

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Poll #12: "How do you rate the officiating during the 2000 NFL season?  (Scale from 1 to 5, 5 being best)"

5     (47)  50%
4     (28)  29%
3     (12)  12%
2     (6)    6%
1     (1)    1%

Total Votes:  (94)

 

 

 

 

Poll #13: "Do you support the NFL officials side of the contract negotiations?"

Yes          (26)  74%
No           (6)    17%
Undecided (3)    9%

Total Votes:  35

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Poll #14: "What is your favorite position to work as a football official?"

Referee        (14)    43%
Umpire         (10)    31%
H. Linesman  (2)      6%
Line Judge    (1)      3%
Field Judge   (1)      3%
Side Judge   (1)       3%
Back Judge   (3)      9%

Total Votes:  32

          

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Poll #15: "Why do you think there is a shortage on sports officials around the world?"

Extensive Traveling        (2)    11%
Lack of Pay                  (3)     17%
Stress                         (7)     41%
Extensive Time Constraints      (4)      23%
Lack of Interest            (1)      5%

Total Votes:  17

          

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Poll #16: "Do you think all the football leagues should use the same game rules?"

No    (6)     30%
Yes  (14)    70% 

Total Votes:  20
   

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Poll #17: "Do you believe the two inch stripe on the NFL officiating jersey looks more professional than the one inch stripe used by high school and college?"

Yes    (24)     77%
No      (7)      22% 

Total Votes:  31
   

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Poll #18: "Which playing surface do you think is the best:  Natural Grass or Artificial Turf?"

Natural Grass    (22)     84%
Artificial Turf     (2)     7% 

Total Votes:  26
   

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Poll #19: "How do you rate the NFL officiating so far this season?  (On a scale from 1 to 5, 5 being best)"

5    (6)     24%
4    (6)     24% 
3    (6)     24%
2    (5)     20%
1    (2)     8%

Total Votes:  25
   

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Poll #20: "Out of the following NFL Referee's listed, which one do you think will work this years Super Bowl"

Ed Hochuli #85    (24)     32%
Bill Carollo #63    (13)     18% 
Walt Coleman #65  (4)     5%
Mike Carey #94    (13)     18%
Dick Hantak #105  (11)    15%
None of the Above (9)     15%

Total Votes:  74
   

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Poll #21: "How do you rate our website?  (On a scale from 1 to 5, 5 being best)"

5    (14)     54%
4    (7)       27% 
3    (5)       19%
2    (0)        0%
1    (0)        0%

Total Votes:  26
   

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Poll #22: "Out of the following retired NFL referee's, which one was truly the best ever?"

Jerry Markbreit    (39)     45%
Red Cashion        (33)     38% 
Jim Tunney          (7)       8%
Norm Schachter   (2)       2%
Tommy Bell          (6)      7%

Total Votes:  87
   

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Poll #23: "Out of the following Wild Card playoff Referee's, which one will be awarded the Super Bowl?"

Officiating Poll #23
Out of the following Wild Card playoff referee's, which one will be awarded the Super Bowl?
Dick Hantak #105 (15) 22%
Bernie Kukar #86 (31) 46%
Mike Carey #94 (15) 22%
Larry Nemmers #20 (7) 10%

Total Votes: 68


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