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Week 3 Officiating Video: pass interference, sideline plays, and the momentum rule

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NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino released his weekly video highlighting some calls from Week 3. Items discussed included pass interference, illegal touching and where receivers can line up if and if not on the line of scrimmage. During the Browns-Ravens game on Sunday, a missed unsportsmanlike conduct foul (which we covered Sunday on…

After Further Review: Reunions, points of emphasis, and roughness fouls

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Quick calls for Week 1 [Football Zebras] You make the call on the punt coverage for the Browns [Ben Austro/Football Zebras] The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks realize they may be the motivation behind the highly enforced illegal contact penalty [Sam Farmer/LA Times] Calls for illegal contact and defensive holding, points of emphasis for 2014,…

Packers say refs confused them in final seconds in loss to Steelers

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Packers say officials told them to not snap ball before winding the clock (video) The Steelers-Packers Week 16 game had its fill of controversial plays, but the last play didn’t seem controversial — until today.  To set things up, the Packers were knocking on the door of a tying touchdown when the officials called a Packers’ lineman for…