Tag Archives: ejection

Quick calls: Week 1

Did you see a call in the kickoff weekend that needs our attention? Let us know in the comments or tweet us @footballzebras. We have the week 1 assignments and the crew lists available for your review.

HL McKenzie moved off Redskins game

Head linesman Dana McKenzie won’t have to worry about Redskins safety DeAngelo Hall this weekend. To avoid a potential issue, the league has moved his assignment some 35 miles up the road. CSN Washington reporters Rich Tandler and Tarik El-Bashir … Continue reading

Boger backtracks on ‘bump’; do officials apply double standard to DQ a QB?

Cam disses ref: ‘disrespect,’ luckily it wasn’t disqualification Week 16: Raiders at Panthers Panthers quarterback Cam Newton might have revealed a double standard for ejecting quarterbacks. Although there are no official statistics kept, the most recent (and only) instance I can … Continue reading

3 confusing calls in Sunday night game

Week 14: Eagles at Giants We have three calls for analysis—all three called correctly—from the Eagles–Giants game that will likely end up on this week’s “Official Review.” View the highlights of the game in addition to our analysis: McNabb incomplete … Continue reading

Cutler fined $20K for arguing with ref; Titans owner gives $¼M, 1-finger salute

Couple of stories of the NFL handing out fines for conduct: Backtracking to Week 9, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was fined $20,000 for arguing a call with referee Ed Hochuli. Cutler was flagged for a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Much … Continue reading

Titans’ Jones fined $5,000 for DQ

For his involvement in a sideline fight during the game with the Texans, Titans defensive tackle Jason Jones received a $5,000 fine. (He was also ejected from the game.) This is surprisingly light, as the disqualified Jones was shown pumping … Continue reading

Cards OL yanked after bumping ref

Preseason Week 4: Cardinals at Broncos No video to show, but the Associated Press reported that Cardinals offensive lineman Elton Brown bumped referee Mike Carey near the end of the first half of the final preseason game. He was ejected … Continue reading