‘Official Review’ Week 10: tuck rule overrule, running clock, process of catch

NFL Network revives 'Official Review' segment with false start (video 1) (video 2) Update: This post was published when NFL.com uploaded only one of the videos this afternoon, and now our commentary reflects the segment broadcast on NFL Network. Hope you were not rescheduling your appointments around this one! Despite the fact that

Clock running during measurement missed by 1… 2… 3… 4… 5… 6… 7 officials

Spot of ball in OT hurry-up offense also prominent mistake There is no real ranking to the worst mistakes an official can make, other than outright lying about a call. Last week we said that the inadvertent whistle was almost as bad as it can get, but one crew found two

HL Hayward injured in Bills-Patriots game

  Head linesman George Hayward had to leave Sunday's Bills-Patriots game with an injury near the end of the third quarter. We asked the league when our own Mark Schultz noticed that one official was missing in one of the highlight videos from the game. They confirmed there was an injury,

NFL: Broncos TD should have been reversed on premature celebration

Week 10: Panthers at Broncos One week ago, it was the Panthers who scored a touchdown that, according to the rules, should not have been granted due to an inadvertent whistle. This time, it was the Panthers who gave up a touchdown when it should not have counted. On a punt return

Quick calls: Week 10

Check this post for a breakdown of calls made by the officiating crews today. Did you see something that is controversial or have a question about a rules interpretation? Respond in the comments section of this post or tweet us @footballzebras. [Note: Updates might be a little slow today, as I

Week 10 referee assignments

This week, Walt Anderson, Jerome Boger and Jeff Triplette are off. John Parry is also off, but the rest of his crew is working with Bill Vinovich. Update 11/11: Scott Green will be off due to personal reasons (as best we can confirm right now). Walt Anderson leads his crew this week