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Pereira: Officials botch two penalty enforcements in Week 3

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Last year it was a rash of inadvertent whistles.  This year the officials are having trouble enforcing penalties.  Former NFL vice president for officiating and current Fox Sports rules analyst Mike Pereira says the officials missed two penalty enforcements in two different games on Sunday. Pereira broke down the play in Minneapolis where Bill Leavy’s crew…

Is a wider field coming to NFL stadiums?

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The NFL’s Competition Committee last year briefly considered widening the field of play and some people think the NFL should consider the proposal again. According to Dan Pompei of the National Football Post, the NFL briefly considered widening the field similar to the dimensions of the Canadian Football League.  The CFL field is 35-feet wider…