A compelling case has been made by the San Diego faithful that there was an incorrect spot after an incomplete pass that factored in on its final full drive of the game.
On second down, the ball appears to be spotted on the 18-yard line with a yard to go for
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Tim Podraza prepares to stop the clock on Jim Harbuagh's timeout signal.
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Unpacking a fumble scrum in Houston.
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Side judge Jeff Lamberth
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Ronald Torbert -- seen here last season when he was a side judge -- leads his crew in this week's Thursday night game. The crews of Terry McAulay and Gene Steratore are off.
Note: The Patriots-Bills game will now be aired by Fox, not CBS, under the cross-flex scheduling
Week 6: Eagles at Raiders
Some late news from Week 6, as Jay Glazer of Fox Sports.com reports that Raiders coach Tom Cable avoided being fined for bumping an official in the game against the Eagles.
Following a interception return for a touchdown that was nullified by a pass interference penalty, Cable
In this week's "Official Review," the NFL vice-president of officiating, Mike Pereira, discussed some fairly pedestrian calls from Week 6, leaving one controversial call uncovered (video, Part 1 and Part 2):
The first-down measurement in the Steelers–Browns game which is widely disputed was correct, as we stated, because the camera angle
Justice came swift for the Panthers Dante Wesley for his hit on Clifton Smith of the Buccaneers that we described as being like a runaway locomotive. (He was ejected for the hit with 10 seconds remaining in the second quarter.) We expected an announcement either today or tomorrow, but the
Week 6: Giants at Saints
We have a fair bit of space here dedicated to when a referee announces a call and, in his economy for words, creates more dispute. Contrast that with Ed Hochuli's call (video) on a booth-initiated challenge of a Saints fumble return that was being reviewed for
Week 6: Browns at Steelers
The Cleveland Plain Dealer is questioning whether a first down measurement sustained a drive that resulted in a Steelers field goal against the Browns (video, forward to 1:31). The hometown paper's headline screams the Steelers got three unearned points as a result of the measurement.
Week 6: Panthers at Buccaneers
Dante Wesley of the Panthers was ejected for a flagrant hit on kick returner Clifton Smith of the Buccaneers. Smith called for a fair catch, and Wesley flattened him to the turf long before the ball even got there. It was penalized as both fair-catch interference
Leave your comments here about any controversial plays in Week 6.