Chiefs receiver Jeremy Maclin and Rams cornerback Lamarcus Joyner were ejected for fighting near the end of the first half of their Week 2 preseason game in Los Angeles (video).
After an incomplete pass targeted a different receiver, the two appeared to exchange words before the situation escalated to a physical
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It can be fun and games for the officials, too ... at the right time
When you officiate, you have to find humor in the game. You have to, or you'd go insane with all of arguing, berating, second-guessing and dangerous situations on the field. Officials can't (and
Week 4: Lions at Seahawks (video)So it is a Monday night, an early season game at Seattle's CenturyLink field. Lions driving for the north end zone. And that's when the Ghost of the Fail Mary had reared itself.Calvin Johnson -- not a stranger to the quirks of the rules --
The Pacific-12 Conference has hired NFL director of officiating David Coleman as its vice president of officiating -- a newly created position for the college conference. Coleman had been with the NFL in the officiating department since 2010.
In a news release, the Pac-12 says Coleman will be responsible for directly
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Week 1 of the 2011 season was not going well for referee Tony Corrente and his crew. The California native and his six other partners worked the Ravens-Steelers game in Baltimore -- a heated rivalry then, as it is now. The Steelers and Ravens were determined to
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Impetus rule. Cowboys defensive back J.J. Wilcox intercepted a first-quarter pass in the end zone and then subsequently fumbled the ball out of bounds in the end zone (video). When a ball is dead in the end zone, it is either a touchdown, a safety, or a touchback.
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The play was one in a million. You could work the triple shifts in peewee right up through three decades in the NFL and still not see a simultaneous catch call like this (video).
The Packers-Seahawks meeting in 2012 was the end of the seventh full week of