Tag Archives: intentional grounding

49ers dispute Kaepernick grounding, safety

Week 13: 49ers at Rams On a pass from his end zone, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw an incomplete pass toward the line of scrimmage, but out of bounds. Referee Carl Cheffers, after consulting with head linesman  Kent Payne, ruled … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Intentional grounding call is 2nd safety by penalty in a Super Bowl

1st quarter | 9:00 remaining | No score | Patriots ball | 1st & 10 @ NE 6 | video It does not happen often, particularly in the big game. Any time the enforcement of a spot foul is behind … Continue reading

Hanie clocks ball too late, results in game-ending intentional grounding foul

Week 12: Bears at Raiders 4th Quarter | :04 remaining | Raiders 25-20 | Bears ball | 1st & 10 @ CHI 46 | video After completing a pass to receiver Matt Forte, Bears quarterback Caleb Hanie called for a … Continue reading