2 unusual penalties on the same play: illegal hideout and sideline interference

The Rams attempted to catch everyone off guard with a quick substitution/fake punt in the first quarter of the game against the Giants. The play eventually wound up confusing everyone watching the game as well. The Fox Sports broadcast crew had to dump out of the replay of the third down

Week 7 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Adrian Hill and his crew will be in Cleveland this week to kick off the seventh week of the 2021 NFL season as the Broncos face the Browns. The crews of Jerome Boger, John Hussey, Clay Martin, and Shawn Smith are all off this week. Scheduled assignments are

Week 6 officiating liveblog

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Week 6 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Clay Martin is the referee for the Buccaneers-Eagles game this Thursday night. John Hussey will be whistling while he works across the pond for the second international game of the season. Bye weeks for NFL clubs begin this week; Land Clark, Tony Corrente, and Scott Novak are

Week 5 officiating liveblog

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Double punt flummoxed rules gurus and statisticians

Seahawks punter Michael Dickson grew up playing Australian rules football in his hometown of Sydney, and he imported some of the kick-heavy game to Seattle on Thursday night. Dickson's third quarter punt was blocked with enough backspin to have it skittering in the open backfield. Because the ball is behind the