Roundtable Week 8: illegal bats in football, Brees’s consecutive false starts

Football Zebras Roundtable Because of a couple of scheduling conflicts, our Roundtable was delayed. So before we dive into Week 9 action, we are going to take a look at a couple of calls from Week 8 with former NFL officiating supervisors Larry Upson and Jim Daopoulos. We have also quoted their

After Further Review: Old rule called in a Patriots game this week’s punching bag

Back judge Todd Prukop moments before the Giants are penalized for an excessive celebration foul on an interception. [John Gliebter/Philadelphia Eagles] Here is an abbreviated rundown of the officiating news:  The Dolphins were hit with an unusual illegal bat penalty. Walt Anderson was interviewed by a pool reporter about the call [Ben

Quick calls: Week 8

You can follow our coverage on Twitter, and we will also post here some notable calls and describe some of the complicated rulings of the weekend. If you see something interesting, confusing, or controversial in this week's games, let's us know by giving us the quarter and time (if known) and

Week 8 referee assignments

  Ed Hochuli will be in London for the second international game of the season. The crews of Walt Coleman, Tony Corrente, Bill Leavy, and Jeff Triplette are off this week. Thursday, Oct. 24 Panthers at Buccaneers NFLN — Jerome Boger Sunday, Oct. 27 Cowboys at Lions — Bill Vinovich 49ers vs. Jaguars (London) — Ed