MONDAY night’s blown call during the Seattle Seahawks-Green Bay Packers game — in which a Seattle receiver clearly shoved a defender to make a disputable catch that, nevertheless, was ruled complete and thus resulted in a last-second win by Seattle — is already one of the most infamous moments in the history of the National Football League.

But it is only the latest in what has been three weeks of near chaos at the start of the N.F.L. season: thanks to a lockout against the league’s regular referees, replacement referees have overseen game after game scarred by bad calls, inconsistent judgments, misunderstanding of the nuances of the rules and, too often, a failure to rein in player and coach conduct.

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