Images from Week 9

Courtesy of team photographers (Click on an image in this set to open as slides.) Courtesy of Getty Images #458291596 / Side judge Tom Hill talks with Chargers coach Mike McCoy. #458296984 / Line judge Byron Boston officiates at sunset in Foxboro. #458396712 / Vikings coach Mike Zimmer argues a call with side judge Mike

Week 9 referee assignments

#457123176 / Carl Cheffers will have his crew on hand for Monday Night Football this week. The crews headed by Walt Coleman, Bill Leavy, Pete Morelli, and Jeff Triplette are off. // Thursday, Oct. 30 Saints at Panthers NFLN -- Clete Blakeman Sunday, Nov. 2 Buccaneers at Browns -- Terry McAulay Cardinals at Cowboys

Cutler fined $20K for arguing with ref; Titans owner gives $ ¼M, 1-finger salute

Couple of stories of the NFL handing out fines for conduct: Backtracking to Week 9, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was fined $20,000 for arguing a call with referee Ed Hochuli. Cutler was flagged for a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Much like Chad Ochocinco's $1 facetious bribe the same day, this is

Week 9 “Official Review”: Follow the bouncing ball, spiking out of bounds

The "Official Review" segment returns for week 9 action, with the league's vice-president of officiating, Mike Pereira, disecting some of the more complicated calls. This week, there were certainly some complex calls (video: part 1 and part 2), which we will leave the most complex one for last: In question was