NFL officials ejected five players in Week 9 for fighting.
It should have been six. And the one who avoided the ejection ended up suspended.
Ejection after several warnings
It all started in the Bengals-Jaguars game. A.J. Green (pictured with umpire Fred Bryan above) and Jalen Ramsey had been going at it all
The NFL suspended the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Mike Evans for one game. Evans helped set off a melee in the Week 9 game against the New Orleans Saints.
For some reason, Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston thought it would be a good idea to point out Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore by pushing
The Football Zebras staff -- with the assistance of our affiliated forum, Behind the Football Stripes -- has examined the Super Bowls of years past for the work of the officials who, in a given year, achieve the honor of the best of the best. While every team competes for
Week 13: Bengals at Buccaneers (video at 2:25 | replay video)
It's as easy as 1 to ... 12.
The Buccaneers with 32 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter completed a 21-yard pass to put them in field-goal range. As the Buccaneers took to the line for the play, Bengals coach Marvin
Week 9: Buccaneers at Seahawks
A five-yard completion to Ricardo Lockette at the end of the third quarter was challenged by Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano for what appeared to be a fairly pedestrian overturn. On the play, it appeared that Lockette was able to complete to process of the catch aided
Dean Blandino, NFL vice president of officiating, released this week's media tape regarding rules calls mostly from Week 4 (150 MB download). This week's topics:
When defenseless protections end. The play in question was a legal hit on Lions receiver Calvin Johnson, correctly called (SJ 67 Doug Rosenbaum, BJ 93 Scott
Week 2 of the 2013 NFL season is in the books and, as usual, former NFL vice president for officiating and current FOX Sports officiating analyst Mike Pereira had many calls to break down.
Pereira said that Bill Leavy's crew was correct is calling the Buccaneers' Adrian Clayborn and Dashon Goldson
Fox Sports rules analyst on what went right, wrong in Week 1
Fox Sports made an inspired move when they hired former NFL vice president for officiating Mike Pereira.Â For four years, Pereira has explained difficult rulings and calls to the media.Â Pereira was full of knowledge and expertise this past
A roundup of the calls from Sunday
Bill Leavy's crew has a very visible downgrade coming their way. The attention it received swooned mostly due to the fact that Mike Pereira -- Leavy's former boss and current Fox Sports rules analyst -- pointed it out during the game broadcast and that
Did you see a call in the kickoff weekend that needs our attention? Let us know in the comments or tweet us @footballzebras. We have the week 1 assignments and the crew lists available for your review.