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‘I saw it on film’: What do officials do when coach puts little ‘bug’ in their ears?

Coaches love to alert officials to opponent’s rule violations From Pop Warner to the NFL, every officiating crew meets with the head coach individually before each game.  The purpose of the meeting is to: Make sure all players are properly equipped Get captain’s numbers See if there are any trick plays or formations that the…

Mike Pereira grades three Week 13 calls

Former officials’ boss says the intentional grounding safety on 49ers a bad call Former NFL vice president for officiating and current FOX Sports football officiating analyst Mike Pereira broke down three very interesting plays from Week 13, including an intentional grounding call in the endzone that resulted in a safety on the San Francisco 49ers…