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Week 7

Bucs use bush-league tactic, flagged for 15

The Buccaneers thought a little trickery could get them to draw the Saints into a false start penalty. They did not fool Jerome Boger’s crew, as umpire Tony Michalek, in particular, stepped in with a rarely called foul. Boger’s announcement: Unsportsmanlike conduct, defense. Making a disconcerting move in an attempt to make the offense false…

Bucs’ tying TD nullified on illegal touch foul

Saints at Buccaneers (video) On the final play of regulation, down by seven points, Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman threw a potential game-tying touchdown pass to receiver Mike Williams. Williams was pushed out of bounds and re-established himself in the end zone prior to catching the pass. However, once you step out of bounds, you may…

Week 7 referee assignments

Thursday, Oct. 18 Seahawks at 49ers: Walt Anderson Sunday, Oct. 21 Titans at Bills: Mike Carey Browns at Colts: Carl Cheffers Redskins at Giants: Ed Hochuli Saints at Buccaneers: Jerome Boger Cowboys at Panthers: Ron Winter Ravens at Texans: Tony Corrente Packers at Rams: Bill Vinovich, heading Pete Morelli’s crew Cardinals at Vikings: Terry McAulay…