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MIKE PEREIRA RUMORS & GOSSIP

NFL Prepared to Flag Secondaries More in 2014?

It’s not necessarily a well-hidden secret that the Seattle Seahawks secondary, better known as The Legion of Boom, commits more holding and illegal contact penalties than any other unit in the entire National Football League. In fact, getting away with said penalties has been somewhat of a rallying cry for the best secondary in the NFL. Pro Football Talk’s Mik Florio paints...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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

Mike Pereira analyzes Week 12 calls

Nothing like a little home cooking in the deep south. You've got your fried chicken, biscuits and gravy, black-eyed peas ... and your scoreboard clock time operator at the Georgia-Auburn game. Here was the situation: Georgia was playing at Auburn. Georgia had the ball, first-and 10 at the Auburn 20-yard line with six seconds left before halftime. Auburn led 27-7. Georgia quarterback...
Via Fox Sports
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira says Wisconsin should have had one more play against Arizona State

Officiating guru Mike Pereira says Wisconsin should have had the chance to run one more play against Arizona State on Saturday night.
Via Gamedayr
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira: Badgers should have gotten another play

I know you've all seen or done this . . . You're driving and there's a crash on the other side of the road and you can't help but look. And sometimes what you see can make you sick in the pit of your stomach. Well, there was a train wreck Saturday night in Tempe at the end of the Wisconsin-Arizona State game. While there was much confusion on the field -- and blame...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL could adopt NCAA ejection rule according to Mike Pereira

The NFL is a copycat league, and as it turns out, that may actually apply to officiating and not just Xs and Os. This season, college football is introducing a new rule in which players will be ejected for targeting an opponent with a blow to the head. The message is clear. The NCAA is trying to make the game as safe as possible, and it’s a rule that former head of NFL officiating...
Via This Given Sunday
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

11/14/12 - Mike Pereira

Mike Pereira on FOX Sports DayBreak
Via Daybreak
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Referee in Carolina-Washington game lines up under center to delay offensive snap

This was definitely one of the strangest plays that I have ever seen.  I had no idea why the referee ran up behind the center and why he was delaying Cam Newton’s ability to snap the ball.  At first it looked like someone had accidentally let the Replacement Referee’s back onto the field.According to the former Vice President of Officials for the NFL, Mike Pereira here is the...
Via Diehardsport
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

JB Smoove Clones Mike Pereira

This might just be the solution to the replacement ref issue, clone Mike Pereira.  We could have squads of Pereira’s that never get any calls wrong.  Maybe the games would be less than 4 hours long too.  On a side note, it’s about time JB Smoove gets some love.  The dude is hilarious and is a scene stealer on Curb Your Enthusiasm. More Gronk And Bibi Week 3 Hide ‘Em Or...
Via Juan Elway
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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