Week 1: Lions at Bears It was a bitter pill to swallow for any team, let alone for the hapless Lions, who have cobbled together just two wins in as many seasons. With 31 seconds to go, the Lions seemingly took the lead on a 25-yard touchdown pass to Calvin Johnson (video).
Pro Football Talk is reporting that the league office is backing up two borderline touchdown calls from the weekend: Dante Rosario's catch for the Panthers and Jacoby Jones's reception for the Titans. According to league spokesman, Greg Aiello: On Rosario, he completed the catch, turned up field and stretched the ball over
This season's first "Official Review" on the NFL Network signature program NFL Total Access offers us a double dip from the league's vice president of officiating, Mike Pereira. In addition to the cablecast segment (video), we were treated to a web-exclusive extended segment (video). The topics: The reversed touchdown catch by
Week 1: Chargers at Raiders As a follow-up to our in-game post about the reversal to Louis Murphy's touchdown call, referee Carl Cheffers spoke with a pool reporter following the game regarding the controversial call. The transcript: Cheffers: We had a situation where the receiver caught the pass in the air and