Category Archives: Week 7

Week 7 review: Disconcerting acts called, illegal contact not called, a safety declined

Some of the big calls from Week 7 were unusual ones. We break them down in our weekly column at the National Football Post. This week’s topics include disconcerting acts and the ending to the Saints-Buccaneers game. Also, we took … Continue reading

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: … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Quick calls: Week 7

Check this post for a breakdown of calls made by the officiating crews today. Did you see something that is controversial or have a question about a rules interpretation? Respond in the comments section of this post or tweet us … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading