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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Articles tagged: Referees

Cowboys-Lions key pass interference penalty changed by referees (Video)

A critical pass interference penalty in the Dallas Cowboys-Detroit Lions playoff game Sunday was changed by the referees, leading the Lions to punt and ultimately lose the game. Detroit had the ball for a 3rd-and-1 at the Cowboys 46 with 8:25 left, leading 20-17. Matt Stafford attempted a pass to tight end Brandon Pettigrew, but…Read More

Ed Hochuli sticks by roughing the passer call against 49ers

Referee Ed Hochuli made a roughing the passer call on Sunday that put the final nail in the San Francisco 49ers’ coffin, and it was a bad one. The Niners dialed up pressure and forced an incomplete pass on 3rd-and-5. Nick Moody and Antoine Bethea appeared to put clean hits on Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell…Read More

49ers screwed on roughing the passer penalty (Video)

The 49ers were screwed in their game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday when a roughing the passer penalty was called on a critical third down in the fourth quarter. The Seahawks had a 3rd-and-5 at the 15 and the 49ers sent pressure up the middle. Both Nick Moody and Antoine Bethea got to Russell…Read More

Refs fist bumped after Broncos TD because they made the right call (Video)

Two NFL officials created a bit of a stir on Sunday when they bumped fists after the Denver Broncos scored a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills. The exchange occurred after one of Broncos running back CJ Anderson’s three rushing touchdowns. When line judge John Hussey signaled that Anderson had scored, umpire Carl Paganelli came over…Read More

SEC officials missed penalty by Auburn on last play of game (Video)

SEC officials missed what should have been a penalty on the last play of the game between Auburn and South Carolina Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Auburn won the game 42-35 when Gamecocks quarterback Dylan Thompson was intercepted in the end zone as time expired. A look at the replay shows that Auburn actually had two…Read More

SEC ref furious with himself for turning wrong way (Video)

One of the officials who was working Saturday’s game between Texas A&M and Mississippi State made a very minor mistake. The referee, Ken Williamson, accidentally turned the wrong way when making a holding call. His back ended up to the camera for a few seconds. It happens, but Ken clearly thought it was unacceptable. As…Read More

NFL ref throws flag 31 yards (Video)

Thursday night’s preseason game between the Chicago Bears and Jacksonville Jaguars featured some serious rust, at least from the players. The officials, however, were in midseason form. Jay Cutler may have missed on a few throws, but one referee managed to throw a 31-yard strike when calling a penalty. A referee who was standing in…Read More

Greece beats Ivory Coast after controversial stoppage time foul (Video)

The drama thus far in the 2014 World Cup has been nothing shy of incredible, and Tuesday afternoon’s action was no exception. Just when it appeared that Ivory Coast would be advancing to the knockout stage with a draw, a controversial penalty in stoppage time handed Greece a 2-1 win. Greece forward Giorgos Samaras was…Read More

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