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‘Official Review’ returns to NFL Network

With questionable calls lately, segment to air 1st time since ’10 A popular segment that highlights NFL rules and NFL officiating is making a return to the NFL Network.  In a news release, the NFL Network announced that “Official Review” will make its return Wednesday, Nov. 14.  The segment will feature vice president of officiating…

Pereira best in sports media for ’10 by ‘SI’

The week prior to a calendar changes prompts a look back at the biggest and best of the year in every imaginable category. There are no trophies, but in this case there ought to be. In the year-end Sports Illustrated, Richard Deitsch named NFL on Fox officiating analyst Mike Pereira as the best sports media…

Week 16 “Offical Review”: Catch and control, keeping fumble in bounds

We haven’t been reviewing the “Official Review” segments on the NFL Network this season since its debut under Carl Johnson. Johnson, the new vice-president of officiating, has not appeared on the network’s signature program NFL Total Access on a weekly basis, like his predecessor, Mike Pereira. In addition, the segment has less plays and less-controversial…