Officials not afraid to use ejection in Week 9

Umpire Fred Bryan informs the Bengals' A.J. Green he is ejected after a Week 9 altercation.

NFL officials ejected five players in Week 9 for fighting. It should have been six. And the one who avoided the ejection ended up suspended. Ejection after several warnings It all started in the Bengals-Jaguars game. A.J. Green (pictured with umpire Fred Bryan above) and Jalen Ramsey had been going at it all

Week 9 photo album, 2017

Enjoy a gallery of officials working Week 9 games, courtesy of team photographers and Getty Images. Click on a photo to begin the gallery. Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images And, for a bonus, Getty Images loaded some images from Week 8 that were too good to pass

Buccaneers’ Evans suspended one game, others could be fined after violent weekend

The NFL suspended the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Mike Evans for one game. Evans helped set off a melee in the Week 9 game against the New Orleans Saints. For some reason, Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston thought it would be a good idea to point out Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore by pushing

Riveron explains Bears’ TD overturn, predecessors skeptical

NFL vice president for officiating, Alberto Riveron, explained why he overturned Zach Miller's touchdown catch on replay, but that explanation did not convince former officiating boss Mike Pereira. Riveron explained (see Week 8 video) that as Miller's first leg landed (the one horribly injured), the ball was moving. "Now we know

Former NFL supervisor: ‘I didn’t think it was an illegal hit’ on Flacco

Former NFL official and officiating supervisor Jim Daopoulos weighed in with his first impression of Kiko Alonso's hit on the Ravens' Joe Flacco, and it could be viewed as a surprise to many fans.  https://youtu.be/Nj4vetp61e8 Speaking on WCSR-AM, The Score, on the Bernstein and Goff show, Daopoulos said, "I didn't think it