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Replay reversals up sharply


  View image |  The percentage of reversals on coach’s challenges has risen about 5 percentage points from 39.4% at the end of the 2014 season to 43.4% after week 4, while the reversal percentage including booth reviews has increased 10 percentage points from 36.6% to 46.2%. Jim Caldwell leads the pack getting reversals…

After Further Review: A Quiet Week 4

Quick Calls from Week 4 [FootballZebras] In Chicago, Eddie Royal was subjected to a questionable “spiking the ball” penalty. After being tackled, Royal rose up and spun the ball towards the ground. The officials, lead by Jeff Triplette, determined he spun the ball in the direction of an official therefore drawing the penalty. Also during…

Week 3 remainders

Roethlisberger inj PIT-STL

  Roethlisberger hit was a foul The hit by Rams safety Mark Barron that sidelined Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (video) should have been a penalty, according to former NFL officiating supervisor Jim Daopoulos, and invoked Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s season-ending injury from 2008 (video). “This was the same kind of play that knocked Brady out.…