Tag Archives: Bob McGrath

Wild Card quick calls: Chiefs at Colts

AFC Wild Card Playoff Follow us here for rolling coverage of the calls and rules interpretations of the Chiefs-Colts Wild Card Playoff game from LucasOil Stadium in Indianapolis. (If you see continue reading below, click it to see the entire … Continue reading

Referee assignments for Wild Card games: Anderson, Vinovich, Triplette, Hochuli

Football Zebras has confirmed the officiating crews for the Wild Card weekend. Officials are listed with their uniform number, years experience (including this season), the crew each official worked with in the regular season (by the referee’s name), college, and … Continue reading

All in the family: NFL referee style

Sunday night was Hochuli ×2 (‘Gun and Pistol’ night?) Earlier this week, NFL back judge Steve Freeman officiated a game with his son, Brad.  Also this week, Ed Hochuli got to officiate a preseason game with his son, Shawn.  Both … Continue reading

Replay overturns call it should not have

Week 11: Redskins at Cowboys In the closing seconds of the second quarter of the Redskins–Cowboys game, Redskins quarterback Jason Campbell was driven out of bounds for a 5-yard loss as he threw a forward pass. Replay official Bob McGrath … Continue reading

Head of refs firm on fumble, but should have been reviewed

Mike Pereira, the NFL vice president of officiating, conducted his last “Official Review” segment (video) of the season on the NFL Network today. Periera is retiring at the conclusion of next season. Pereira did acknowledge the controversy about not having … Continue reading

No further review on Cards’ last play

Super Bowl XLIII: Pittsburgh vs. Cardinals Officials don’t win or lose games. The Cardinals had a three-point lead with 2:47 remaining in the fourth quarter. So, rather the defense is mostly responsible for the outcome, rather than the denial of … Continue reading