Football fans give officials a standing ovation in Baltimore
NBC Sports: Fans gave NFL officials a standing ovation before the the start of the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns game tonight. The officials tipped their caps and waved to the fans in appreciation.
The NFL was using replacement officials during a lockout of the league’s regular officials, which ended late Wednesday night.
Photo: Gene Steratore gives thumbs up after regular officials took the field for the first time this season. (Rob Carr/Getty Images) [Corrects referee’s name]