Belk Bowl crew reverses entire play in replay review

Embed from Getty Images   Based solely upon the rules of an inadvertent whistle, it would appear that the Big 12 officiating crew ruled correctly in a sticky situation in the Belk Bowl. However, when replay rules are considered, the ball should have been awarded to Virginia Tech. Happening when an official sounds their

The facts of spots: you take the good, you take the bad

Week 11: Texans vs. Raiders [Update: SVP/officiating Dean Blandino commented on these calls on NFL Network, which is at the bottom of this post.] On Monday night in Mexico City, a few close calls went against the Texans that ruled players out of bounds and short of a first down. When it

Maclin and Joyner fined for preseason ejection

http://prod.images.chiefs.clubs.nflcdn.com/image-web/NFL/CDA/data/deployed/prod/CHIEFS/assets/images/imported/KC/photos/clubimages/2016/08-August/tempKC_at_LA_017--nfl_mezz_1280_1024.jpg?width=960&height=720 Chiefs receiver Jeremy Maclin and Rams cornerback Lamarcus Joyner were ejected for fighting near the end of the first half of their Week 2 preseason game in Los Angeles (video). After an incomplete pass targeted a different receiver, the two appeared to exchange words before the situation escalated to a physical