Week 13: 49ers at Rams
On a pass from his end zone, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw an incomplete pass toward the line of scrimmage, but out of bounds. Referee Carl Cheffers, after consulting with head linesmanÂ Kent Payne, ruled it intentional grounding. Since the foul occurred in the end zone,
Some of the big calls from Week 7 were unusual ones. We break them down in our weekly column at the National Football Post. This week's topics include disconcerting acts and the ending to the Saints-Buccaneers game. Also, we took a look at the fate-sealing play in the Seahawks-49ers game
1st quarter | 9:00 remaining | No score | Patriots ball | 1st & 10 @ NE 6 | video
It does not happen often, particularly in the big game. Any time the enforcement of a spot foul is behind the offense's own goal line, the result of the play is
Week 17: Lions at Packers
1st Quarter | 13:00 remaining | Lions 7-0 | Lions kickoff | video
Updated below to include similar play from Chargersâ€“Raiders.
Tough break for the Packers, as Patrick Lee muffs the Lions kickoff in the end zone. Lee remained in the end zone, but the ball rolled out
Week 1: Titans at Steelers
The Tenneseean is reporting Titans coach Jeff Fisher will send a tape to the league office allegingÂ an uncalled holding penalty on the Steelers that would have resulted in a safety. Titans defensive end Javon Kearse was grabbed by Steelers lineman Willie Colon in the end
Super Bowl XLIII: Steelers vs. Cardinals
The team safety awarded to the Cardinals â€” by virtue of the holding penalty enforced in the end zone â€” was the sixth safety in Super Bowl history. But, it was the first due to penalty.