Week 4 discipline report

Total through Week 3: 19 fines, $235,000. Zebra Blog fine meter $   3 6 0, 0 0 0 FINES 2 8 SUSP 0 Patriots defensive lineman Richard Seymour, $7,500 for unnecessary roughness and $7,500 for facemask foul. Patriots safety Patrick Chung, $7,500 for unnecessary roughness. Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, $15,000 for leading with helmet on a tackle. The hit resulted in a fumble returned for

Bears punt fake-out outfaked by penalty

Week 3: Packers at Bears 4th quarter | 1:09 remaining | video. The Packers and Bears have played each other 183 times, dating back to 1921. Surely this series has seen it all. No one saw that Bears returner Johnny Knox actually caught the punt rather than Devin Hester, who simulated a catch,

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.

Pereira sums up opening weekend

In his weekly wrap-up column on Fox Sports, commentator Mike Pereira weighed in on a few calls from Week 1: Lions at Buccaneers | 2nd quarter | 10:34 remaining | video. Lions cornerback Chris Houston intercepted a Josh Freeman pass at the 1, with his momentum carrying him into the end zone.

Week 17 open forum, assignments

Did a referee drop a call like the ball in Times Square? Let us know in the comments. Referee assignments are listed after the jump. Quick Updates Cowboys at Eagles. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett attempted to challenge the spot of the ball in relation to a first down. Referee Tony Corrente disallowed

So Suh me! Hochuli, Esq., explains his call

Week 13: Bears at Lions As a follow-up to the Ndamukong Suh penalty, referee Ed Hochuli (whose weekday and offseason job is a trial lawyer) explained his call following Sunday's game, as he saw it: Q: The personal foul on Suh, exactly what did you call and why? Hochuli: I felt it was

Suh’s 2nd personal foul for clean play

Week 13: Bears at Lions Ndamukong Suh, the Lions defensive tackle who was penalized erroneously for a horse-collar tackle two weeks ago, encores with another unearned 15-yarder. This time, head referee Ed Hochuli threw a flag on a tackle Suh made on Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Hochuli, never one to conserve