Officiating video week 3: Explaining the recent ejections and rules for a dropkick kick-off

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the week three officiating video on Friday (video below). Unnecessary Roughness In it he covered a variety of calls from week two that included the ejection of Atlanta Falcons Damontae Kazee for an illegal hit on Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Kazee hit Newton in

Browns sideline radio reporter Nathan Zegura removed from broadcasts for arguing with official

The Cleveland Browns sideline reporter Nathan Zegura has been removed from Browns radio broadcasts for eight games for yelling at game officials during the Browns Week 2 loss to the Saints, as reported by Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland. Zegura will begin serving his penalty starting this Thursday

Corrente roughly describes roughing the passer call. It was rough

Week 2: Vikings at Packers Late in the fourth quarter Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews was hit with a roughing the passer penalty to extend a drive for the second consecutive week. Unlike last week, there does not seem to be much in this. Matthews contacted Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins as

Falcons safety Damontae Kazee ejected for helmet hit on Cam Newton

Falcons safety Damontae Kazee was ejected for a helmet-to-helmet hit on a sliding Cam Newton. The Panthers quarterback was flat on the turf as a retaliatory strike from wide receiver Torrey Smith, and trainers were frantically trying to keep players away from Newton before they could tend to him. Referee Bill

Quick calls: Week 2 liveblog

Keep checking here for rolling coverage throughout the day on Sunday. If you see anything confusing, unusual, or controversial, please let us know. Leave a comment below Send us a tweet @footballzebras Connect with us through Facebook Reply on Instagram   Ben Austro Sun Sep 16 • 11:59 pm EDT   Squawking gesture earns a 15 Video Chargers cornerback Desmond King

Week 2 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Walt Anderson is the referee for the Thursday night contest in Cincinnati between the Ravens and Bengals. Shawn Smith's crew is off this week.  Thursday, Sept. 13 Ravens at Bengals  NFLN —  Walt Anderson Sunday, Sept. 16 Panthers at Falcons  —  Bill Vinovich Chargers at Bills  —  Clay Martin Vikings at Packers  —