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Week 9

Tony Corrente fined one game check for swearing into open mic


The Associated Press reports that referee Tony Corrente has been fined one game check for his actions in Week 9 during the Indianapolis Colts and Miami Dolphins game in which he used R-rated language directed at his crew-mates while his microphone was on.  His foul language was broadcast over the Lucas Oil Stadium public address…

Despite inadvertent whistle, Panthers TD is allowed to stand, incorrectly


Week 9: Panthers at Redskins (video) Another Redskins game where DeAngelo causes an officiating problem. No, DeAngelo Hall, the Redskins cornerback, did not raise another ruckus. Rather DeAngelo Williams, the Panthers running back, was given a touchdown, which should have been the call, while at the same time should not have been. Williams ran down…

Quick calls: Week 9


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 @footballzebras. (Officiating assignments)

Week 9 referee assignments


Because we were down for most of the week, we have relied on to confirm this week’s officiating assignments. Ed Hochuli, Mike Carey, Pete Morelli are off this week. Ron Winter is also off, and his crew is working with Bill Vinovich. Thursday, Nov. 1 Chiefs at Chargers: Alberto Riveron Sunday, Nov. 4 Broncos…