During the coverage of last week's 49ers-Panthers divisional playoff game, Football Zebras noted early that the officials were looking to keep control of a potential tinderbox of high emotion.
The opening drive by the 49ers had a few injuries and some post-play shoving. A late-hit foul was called which was very
In the last two weeks, the Falcons (video) and the Lions have both been burned by throwing a red challenge flag on a play subject to automatic review. All indications are this rule will be changed, including comments from the commissioner at a Lions event.
Roger Goodell said he doesn't expect
The Washington Redskins DeAngelo Hall was fined $30,000 by the NFL yesterday for his Week 8 incident (video) with an NFL official during the game between the Redskins and Pittsburgh Steelers on October 28. Ian Rapoport of nfl.com reported the Hall fine.
After a play in which Hall felt he had