Super Bowl liveblog: Broncos vs. Seahawks

Super Bowl XLVIII Follow us here for rolling coverage of the calls and rules interpretations of Super Bowl XLVIII from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (If you see continue reading below, click it to see the entire feed.) If you have any questions or comments, use the comments section of this

Unconventional look for unconferenced 2014 Pro Bowl

The Pro Bowl will undergo radical changes this season in an attempt to add variety to a typically dull game. The league, based on their promotional spots for the game, would like us to highlight the fact that this game is "unconferenced." The NFL Network carried a live draft of the

5 observations from conference championship weekend

It was a great weekend of football, and the conference championship officiating crews did well by their respective games. 1. Umpire Bill Schuster had the game of his life Number 129 was everywhere Sunday night.  He jumped in between potential combatants, dug to the bottom of fumble scrums, hustled to get the

Championship liveblog: Patriots at Broncos

AFC Conference Championship Follow us here for rolling coverage of the calls and rules interpretations of the Patriots-Broncos conference championship from Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. (If you see continue reading below, click it to see the entire feed.) If you have any questions or comments, use the comments

Chippy games can make officials look bad

Cheffers' divisional playoff crew in a near no-win situation NFC Divisional Playoff: 49ers at Panthers The divisional playoff game last week between the San Francisco 49ers and the Carolina Panthers was a frustrating game to watch through the eyes of an official as both teams were determined to use physical and emotional

Conference Championship referees set: Corrente for AFC, Steratore for NFC

The assignments for the championship title games referees are now set. Football Zebras announced last week that Tony Corrente and Gene Steratore were heading these crews, and Fox Sports analyst Mike Pereira has determined the games they are working. The announcement was made on Fox Football Daily on Fox Sports

Quick action saves penalty: Why 49ers’ 12-men 86’d when 89 exits huddle

In a bizarre sequence leading to halftime, a 49ers incomplete pass from the 1-yard line to the corner of the end zone becomes a touchdown in replay, the coach is assessed an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, and the play actually should have started from the 6 because the 49ers had 12

Divisional playoff liveblog: 49ers at Panthers

NFC Divisional Playoff Follow us here for rolling coverage of the calls and rules interpretations of the 49ers-Panthers Divisional Playoff game from Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. (If you see continue reading below, click it to see the entire feed.) If you have any questions or comments, use the comments