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Replacement refs make wrong call

Updated: August 9, 2012, 9:46 PM ET
Associated Press

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Replacement officials were booed late in the first quarter of the Buffalo Bills' preseason opener against Washington on Thursday after muffing a call on a touchback.

Bills punter Brian Moorman hit a 49-yard punt, which Buffalo's Ruvell Martin downed at the Redskins' 4-yard line. Back judge Craig Burd, however, ruled it a touchback.

The only Bills player who entered the end zone was Brad Smith, who never touched the ball.

Fans began booing when the ball ...

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