A photo this past week from the Dallas Morning News (cover photo) illustrates the dangers of being an official. In Washington, a fan threw a full drink can on the field and it barely missed field judge Eugene Hall.There have been many stories and accounts of fans throwing debris on
Tag: Hail Mary
Denver: DPI on Tebow’s :00 jump ball?
Week 5: Broncos at Chargers There are grumblings in the Mile High City about the last-second desperation pass by Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow. The pass landed incomplete, however, the Mile High Report is throwing a virtual flag for defensive pass interference. Video of the play is on NFL.com. Even though time expires during
1975: No OPI on Hail Mary pass, official knocked out cold by flying bottle
Dec. 28, 1975 NFC Divisional Playoff: Cowboys at Vikings Thirty-five years ago, "Hail Mary" became a football term after Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach so described the desperation pass that connected with Drew Pearson in a playoff game with the Vikings. In the final drive, the Vikings were convinced that the touchdown should never
Lions QB hurt, allowed to return for TD
Week 11: Browns at Lions In addition to the squabbling in the Browns locker room over the quarter-extending penalty, there was a confusing substitution on the second chance awarded to the Lions by penalty (video). Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford suffered a separated shoulder after being hit on a Hail Mary pass, which,