In the Week 11, Thursday Night Football game between the Steelers and Titans, referee Ron Torbert and his crew failed to enforce the fourth down fumble rule at the end of the first half.
With under a minute to go, Antonio Brown caught a pass, was hit and fumbled the ball
When discussing football officiating, it is easy to say, "Forget so-and-so for the playoff this year after that blown call."Â While fans might wish a playoff blackball for an official who makes an error, the NFL simply does not operate that way.
The NFL officiating office lead by Carl Johnson uses