Members of the Kansas City Chiefs football team huddle before heading onto the field at Arrowhead Stadium to take on the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Teammate Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend before going to the stadium and fatally shooting himself on Saturday. A moment of silence for victims of domestic violence was held before the game. (Photo: Jamie Squire / Getty Images via Sports Illustrated)
CHANCE OF SHOWERS The sprinklers go off as the Miami Dolphins play against the Seattle Seahawks at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens on Sunday. The Dolphins won, 24-21. (Photo: Marc Serota via NBC News)
(Photo of two perfectly good substitute referees making an excellent call — actually, two excellent calls! — at the end of an American football match betwixt the Green Bay Spacklers and the Seattle Sounders on Monday, Sept. 24 by Otto Greule, Jr. / Getty Images via The Wall Street Journal)
BEFORE THE NFL REFEREE LOCKOUT ENDS: Complaints about the officiating.
AFTER THE NFL REFEREE LOCKOUT ENDS: Complaints about the officiating.
BLUE ENGLAND Defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, left, hugged defensive tackle Vince Wilfork Sunday, in Foxborough, Mass. during the New England Patriots 20-18 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. (Photo: Steven Senne / AP via The Wall Street Journal)
SQUEEHAWK Burton Robinson, 2, son of Seattle Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson, tries on his father’s helmet following the team’s minicamp in Renton, Washington on Wednesday. (Photo: Ted S. Warren / AP via MSNBC)