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MIKE PEREIRA RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

The SEC offices were not thrilled with Mike Pereira’s ‘mystery man’ comments

If you have been watching both college and NFL football this season, you probably have noticed former VP of NFL officiating Mike Pereira show up and give his opinion on calls that are under review. Pereira was critical of the officiating in the SEC earlier in the season, but now he has taken his criticism a step further. Pereira believes there is a mystery man who is helping the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
October 27, 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

Former NFL VP Of Officiating Mike Pereira On End Of FSU vs. ND: “It Was The Right Call”

If you somehow missed it, the end to Saturday night’s game between Florida State and Notre Dame was highly controversial. The Irish scored what appeared to be the go-ahead touchdown with just 13 seconds to play, but had it called back for an offensive pass interference call on sophomore wide receiver William Fuller. The call was tough to swallow for Notre Dame fans, many who believe...
Via College Spun
October 19, 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

Mike Carey’s CBS debut was a little stiff

CBS Sports finally went the Mike Pereira route this year by hiring a full-time former official to be their rules expert.  Former referee Mike Carey made his debut on Sunday… and it’s apparent he has a ways to go before he becomes as comfortable on TV as Pereira. Here was his first interaction with the top broadcast team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms from the CBS studio.  As far...
Via Awful Announcing
September 08, 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

Pereira: Defensive Holding Will Be Point Of Emphasis This Season

According to former NFL head of officiating Mike Pereira, during the NFL officiating clinic that took place yesterday, officials were briefed on various points of emphasis regarding the upcoming season, and the headliner from the event was unquestionably the new emphasis on illegal contact and defensive holding. As Pereira Tweeted: “More offense!” According to a […] Pereira...
Via Steelers Depot
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Mike Pereira Breaks Down Controversial Plays From Chargers-Chiefs Game

Not that you needed any more confirmation, but Mike Pereira, the former Vice President of Officiating for the NFL, was on Fox Sports Daily on Monday and after breaking down the two controversial plays at the end of the Sunday game between the San Diego Chargers and the Kansas City Chiefs, he basically said that the Pittsburgh Steelers got screwed. "So the Steeler Nation, you got...
Via Steelers Depot
December 30, 2013  |  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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