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Mike Carey not heard from again after being wrong earlier

Viewers watching the Super Bowl on Sunday noticed something interesting in the second half: Mike Carey was nowhere to be heard from. Carey has been CBS’ version of Mike Pereira, a former referee brought in during the telecast to help provide more insight when officials review plays. Early in the game, he was brought in to share his analysis following a Carolina challenge on an...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Wins ACC Championship After Controversial Penalty (Photo)

Do us a favor and take a look at this photo: "Nobody's offsides" pic.twitter.com/HNIDQXYQFc — InsideCarolina (@InsideCarolina) December 6, 2015 Does anyone look offsides to you? We’re guessing no, but the referees in the ACC Championship Game thought someone was. The controversial call came on an onside-kick attempt by No. 10 North Carolina. The Tar Heels had just made...
Via NESN.com
December 06, 2015  |  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...
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

Mike Pereira, Former VP Of NFL Officiating: Jameis Winston Should’ve Been Ejected For Contact With Ref

Jameis Winston made contact with an official during today’s Florida State-Boston College game. In the third quarter of the contest, Winston, appearing to want to get a play off before the Golden Eagles’ defense was set, attempted to shove a referee out of his way.  Winston was not flagged for the act and the announcers for ABC’s telecast of the game made light of the contact...
Via College Spun
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

SEC Calls Mike Pereira’s Officiating Claims ‘Irresponsible’ In Blunt Statement

SEC called Mike Pereira's officiating claims "irresponsible" in a very blunt statement.
Via Gamedayr
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira's Tough Calls Sweepstakes

Keep the conversation going with Mike Pereira each week in real time, by tweeting him your comments, questions and feedback using the hashtag “KFCToughCallsSweeps”.    Each week through Sunday of Week 13, he’ll select one Tweet to highlight in his digital weekly video segment and to receive a special MP/Referee Prize pack, pending confirmation of eligibility.   Additionally...
Via Fox Sports
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Pereira on Mike Carey asking off Redskins games: 'I honored his request'

Former NFL referee Mike Carey's comments about not wanting to officiate Redskins games were another chapter added into the already-heated debate when they were revealed on Wednesday. Carey, now a part of the CBS broadcast crew, kept his request mum until after leaving the NFL. When the request was allegedly made in 2006, Mike Pereira, now a member of the FOX NFL Sunday broadcast...
Via Fox Sports
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira Takes Issue With Fake Punt Forward Progress Ruling In Chiefs-Chargers Game

Former NFL head of officiating Mike Pereira has now made his thoughts known on the overtime call made by the officials during the late game fake punt between the San Diego Chargers and the Kansas City Chiefs. On the play, the officials declared that the forward progress of safety Eric Weddle had been stopped prior to the football being ripped from his arms by a Chiefs defensive player...
Via Steelers Depot
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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