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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…

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…

NFL Network gives less official review with Competition Committee segment

During the search to replace Mike Pereira as vice-president of officiating, we commented that Pereira’s replacement must have the talent to be the most visible  member of NFL management. By virtue of the weekly “Official Review” segment on the NFL Network’s NFL Total Access, the referee boss would be seen more often by the public…