Week 14: Falcons at Packers
Packers interim head coach Joe Philbin hasn't held a challenge flag in 2⅞ seasons, and he managed to use both of his challenges in the first 3 plays (or 4 if you count the touchback on the kickoff).
The first challenge was an extraordinarily curious one. Falcons
Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes specifically sought out and confronted the officials from Sunday's game on the way to the locker room. Hughes was captured on video going ballistic, yelling that one of the officials called him "a bitch." The official that Hughes is directing his ire to was obscured
Week 12: Jaguars at Bills
Post updated 11/26 to reflect the suspension of Fournette.
Walt Coleman's crew tossed two players in Buffalo after a fight breaks out around a sideline catch ruled a touchdown.
Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette and Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson exchanged blows while Donte Moncrief and Levi Wallace
A small scheduling quirk has caused a stir in what could be the showcase game of the 2018 NFL season.
Football Zebras noted last Tuesday that there was an unusual split crew assigned to the Monday night game. The other half of the split caused a ripple effect down the schedule
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the armistice to end the war to end all wars, we recognize with profound respect all those who have served our country on this day, and we salute the veterans on the NFL officiating staff.
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2018 replay statistics through Week 8
Reviews initiated by the replay official were fairly high last season, peaking at 43.7 percent, when the four previous seasons were less than 40. Through eight weeks of this season, the replay booth is in uncharted territory -- over 50 percent -- which might be
To say that the unprecedented move by the NFL to fire down judge Hugo Cruz has sent shock waves through the sport seems to understate the impact. When Cruz was fired this week, which came to light on Thursday in a Football Zebras exclusive, it was the first time in
This week's officiating tape to the media has senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron covering a lot of the usual subjects.
Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton was hit as he slid to the turf, which kills the play by rule. Since he slid so late, he doesn't get protection from being
Week 4: Browns at Raiders
With the futility of the Browns franchise still strong despite a fleeting moment of jubilation last week. The euphoria quickly dispersed after a long week, and it all culminated on two calls that could have sealed a second victory for the Browns.
Near the end of regulation,
Football Zebras editor-in-chief Ben Austro takes a looks at a forward pitch to determine if it is a loose ball or an incomplete pass.