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Placement of chip in football poses another challenge

As Mike Pereira explains it, putting a chip in the football won’t help with rulings that depend on determining when a player’s knee hits the ground. There’s another issue with embracing ball-chip technology. A source with extensive knowledge of the efforts to develop improved football technologies tells PFT that the question of where to place…
Via Pro Football Talk
21 hours ago

Mike Pereira warns us a chip in the football would not be the cure-all for spotting the ball

One of the biggest problems football has yet to figure out how to fix is the constant guessing game that is spotting the football by officials. Despite numerous attempts to improve the consistency and reliability of spotting the football and the most accurate position, there may never be a perfect way to spot the ball precisely at the most accurate position on the field, even if...
Via The Comeback
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira: Putting a chip in the football wouldn’t help with spotting

Fans who get frustrated by bad spots from the officials, bad spots that can cost a team a first down or a touchdown, sometimes argue that the NFL should put a chip in every football that can show the precise spot where the ball is at all times. But former NFL head of officiating Mike…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Mike Greenberg Talks TV Future, Mike Pereira Gives The State of Officiating

On this week's episode, the "Mike" episode, I sat down for conversations with ESPN Radio host Mike Greenberg and FOX NFL analyst Mike Pereira. Recorded in Houston during a busy Super Bowl week, Greenberg talks about his TV future, his love of books and his (surprising) affection for opera. He also explains why he has such a thing for the New York Jets. Recorded at our live podcast...
3 days ago

Wrong call on extra point costs Patriots a point

New England Patriots linebacker Shea McClellin was wrongly called for a penalty on an extra point in the second quarter of the Super Bowl on Sunday.After the Atlanta Falcons scored their second touchdown to go up 13-0, they attempted their extra point. But Matt Bryant didn't even try his kick because McClellin had hurdled the line, resulting in a failed try. Unfortunately for New...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira says replay officials are heavily involved during games, in violation of NFL rules

It would be nice if we could allow the refs to utilize every bit of technology made available to them in order to make the most accurate and correct calls on the field. But by rule there are limits as to what they can and cannot do when it comes to instant replay. According to NFL rules expert Mike Pereira, officials are ignoring some of those rules. Pereira believes refs are sometimes...
Via The Comeback
December 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira has “Ice Cube” workroom at 50 degrees to “keep everyone alert”

The latest The Oral History Of The Kick Six The agony and ecstasy of attending a Jim Boeheim press conference FS1 is adding Rob Parker to Skip and Shannon: Undisputed because of course they are On the 100th birthday of broadcast icon Chick Hearn, a side by side of...
Via Awful Announcing
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

CBS says it will continue to use Mike Carey as rules analyst saying he’s right more often than not

The public perception is that NFL on CBS rules analyst Mike Carey is almost always wrong. There are times during Thursday Night Football and during the AFC Championship when his calls seemed to be so far off, they were laughable. One particular call during the AFC Championship where fans took Carey to task was when Peyton Manning threw a backwards pass. Carey was asked what the...
Via Awful Announcing
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

James Jones wears hoodie in Minnesota and it is legal

Those watching Sunday’s game between the Vikings and Packers at TCF Bank Stadium in Minnesota probably noticed something unusual sticking out the back of James Jones’ jersey. Yes, the Green Bay wide receiver was wearing a hoodie underneath his jersey for the game. Jones wearing the hoodie led to questions about whether or not it was legal given that it’s so uncommon. FOX NFL...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL tweaks wording in attempt to clarify 'Dez Bryant Rule'

By Mike Cole The good news is the NFL is rewording one of its most confusing rules. The bad news, though, the rule is still kind of confusing. The rule about what constitutes a catch, which once was referred to as the “Calvin Johnson rule,” and now may be known as the “Dez Bryant rule,” has been tweaked by the NFL. Arguably the most notable instance of the rule came last...
Via NESN.com
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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