Week 3 open forum, assignments

Use the comments area or hit us on Twitter (@footballzebras) for any questionable calls in Week 3. We will be tied up today, so check back later for our quick takes. Referee assignments are after the jump. Quick calls Things at Zebra Blog headquarters didn't allow us for updates today. I got caught

Week 2 open forum, assignments

Entering Week 2, let us know in the comments or @footballzebras if you see anything in this week's games that seems to be the wrong call. Referee assignments after the jump. Quick calls Browns at Colts | 2nd quarter | :38 remaining. A touchdown run by Peyton Hillis was reviewed and reversed.

Week 1 open forum, assignments

We're back. If you see a call from Week 1 that deserves our attention, add it to the comments section of this post. Referee assignments are after the jump. Quick calls Steelers at Ravens | 1st quarter | 2:47 remaining | video. One of the first uses of the new all-touchdowns-subject-to-review rule

Anderson leads Super officiating crew

Super Bowl XLV: Steelers vs. Packers Here are the officiating assignments for Super Bowl XLV in Dallas, listed with the head referee they worked under  in the regular season: R — #66 Walt Anderson (15th year, 8th as referee) U — #31 Chad Brown (19th year, Ed Hochuli) HL — #79 Kent Payne (7th

AFC Championship officiating

Jets at Steelers Ed Hochuli is the referee (full crew) in his sixth conference championship game. Final | Steelers 24-19. Penalties: Jets 6 for 50 yards, Steelers 4 for 25 yards, 1 penalty declined (against the Jets). There were two replay reviews: a coach's challenge (Jets) was reversed, while a booth review

NFC Championship officiating

Packers at Bears Terry McAulay is the referee (full crew) in his fifth conference championship game. Final | Packers 21-14. Penalties: Packers 6 for 40 yards, Bears 9 for 89 yards, none declined or offsetting. Two replay reviews: one coach's challenge (Bears) was reversed and one booth review was upheld. 4th Quarter |

Sunday’s divisional playoff officiating

Jets at Patriots Bill Leavy is the referee (full crew). 2nd Quarter, 5:46 remaining. Patriots coach Bill Belichick challenged a juggled catch by Jets receiver Santonio Holmes. Although it was just a five-yard pass, it made the difference between a first down and a 4th-and-5. Holmes was able to get his hand

Saturday’s divisional playoff officiating

Packers at Falcons John Parry is the referee. 3rd Quarter, 7:41 remaining. Packers coach Mike McCarthy challenged a 23-yard reception by Falcons receiver Michael Jenkins. When Jenkins gets both feet down following a catch, there must be a recognizable amount of time that he holds possession of the ball. In this case,

Sunday’s Wild Card officiating

Ravens at Chiefs Mike Carey is the referee. 1st Quarter, 6:26 remaining. The Chiefs challenged the spot of the ball in relation to the first-down marker. Since Ravens running back Ray Rice landed with his hand first, he was not considered down until another part of his body contacted the ground. Ravens

Saturday’s Wild Card officiating

Saints at Seahawks Walt Coleman is the referee, heading up Terry McAulay's crew. First half. No replay reviews. Saints have 4 penalties for 18 yards, Seahawks 3/14, no penalties declined. 4th Quarter, 3:38 remaining. On the amazing touchdown run by Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, did quarterback Matt Hasselbeck throw an illegal block