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Texas DT Desmond Jackson Apologizes For His Mistake During The Coin Toss Before The Longhorns’ Game Against UCLA

College football fans got a good laugh on Saturday evening before the Texas Longhorns took on the UCLA Bruins. Due to a mistake by Longhorns DT Desmond “Tank” Jackson, Texas had to kick off to start both halves. Wow. If I heard it right, UCLA will receive the kickoff both halves. UCLA won the toss and defered, Texas chose to kick. — Mike Pereira (@MikePereira) September 14...
Via College Spun
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Pereira: Peterson should have been ejected

The Arizona Cardinals had a nice day in New York on Sunday, taking down the host Giants 25-14. But star cornerback Patrick Peterson has seen better days, getting called for three penalties. After one, Peterson argued a little too passionately for the liking of FOX's guru of football officiating, Mike Pereira, making contact with the official. Like Austin, Peterson was not flagged...
Via Fox Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pereira: Cardinals' Peterson should have been ejected

The Arizona Cardinals had a nice day in New York on Sunday, taking down the host Giants 25-14. But star cornerback Patrick Peterson has seen better days, getting called for three penalties. After one, Peterson argued a little too passionately for the liking of FOX's guru of football officiating, Mike Pereira, making contact with the official. Like Austin, Peterson was not flagged...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Kentucky-Florida Play-Clock Controversy Doesn’t Have To Happen Ever Again

After a wild weekend as far as officiating was concerned, I looked at five separate controversies plus a situation in which the replay process worked exactly as it should have.  One situation not examined in that linked piece was the play-clock controversy at the end of the Kentucky-Florida game. It’s a situation the Southeastern Conference spoke about on Sunday. The SEC said...
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Kentucky-Florida Play-Clock Controversy Doesn’t Have To Happen Ever Again

After a wild weekend as far as officiating was concerned, I looked at five separate controversies plus a situation in which the replay process worked exactly as it should have.  One situation not examined in that linked piece was the play-clock controversy at the end of the Kentucky-Florida game. It’s a situation the Southeastern Conference spoke about on Sunday. The SEC said...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 Officiating Controversies From The Past Weekend

My goodness, this was some kind of weekend for college football. Once again, a slate of games that seemed to hold very little box-office appeal turned into a very entertaining 12 hours. Only the late games fizzled for the most part, and even then, Nevada-Arizona proved to be an exception in that regard. Part of what made so many of Saturday’s games so fascinating — albeit for...
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 Officiating Controversies From The Past Weekend

My goodness, this was some kind of weekend for college football. Once again, a slate of games that seemed to hold very little box-office appeal turned into a very entertaining 12 hours. Only the late games fizzled for the most part, and even then, Nevada-Arizona proved to be an exception in that regard. Part of what made so many of Saturday’s games so fascinating — albeit for...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pereira: In ugly Week 2, nothing uglier than those flaws in replay system

There's no sugarcoating it — Week 2 was an ugly one in the NFL. Off-field issues dominated the headlines in the beginning of the week. And injury updates on some of the game's biggest stars will no doubt dominate Monday morning headlines. But when it comes to actually playing football, we saw plenty of examples Sunday that we're still in the early season, from blown...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jets’ Spectacular Game-Tying Touchdown Called Back By Own Timeout (GIFs)

The New York Jets keep finding new ways to lose. After blowing a 21-3 first-half lead against the Green Bay Packers, the Jets had a chance to tie trailing 31-24 with five minutes left in the fourth quarter. On a fourth down play from the 37-yard line, quarterback Geno Smith uncorked a beautiful pass to wide receiver Jeremy Kerley, who hauled it in for the game-tying touchdown. Unfortunately...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pereira: Assistant's timeout costs Jets game-tying touchdown

An assistant's timeout costs the Jets dearly tonight. And you won't believe who has done that in the past. Mike Pereira has more.
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL on FOX rules analyst Mike Pereira breaks down Sunday

It's no secret that officiating has been a hot talking point all offseason. The league has stressed its new points of emphasis and we're all wondering how dramatically it will affect play on the field in the regular season. With FOX Sports rules analyst Mike Pereira on hand, follow all of the questionable rulings and flags thrown on Sunday. Pereira, who retired as the vice...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How do you mess up the coin toss?! Ask the Texas Longhorns

Charlie Strong was furious after Texas screwed up the opening coin toss. Mike Pereira on what went wrong.
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Screws Up Coin Toss, Elects To Kick After UCLA Deferred, Bruins Will Now Get Ball To Start Both Halves

Texas can’t even do the coin flip correctly. The Longhorns (1-1), coming off a blowout loss to BYU, are facing UCLA at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Bruins (2-0), won the coin toss and elected to defer to the second half. Texas’ captains proceeded to elect to kick, meaning that UCLA will get the ball to start both halves.  D’oh.  Wow. If I heard it right, UCLA...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

It's raining yellow flags

Photo from the Big LeadIf you thought the flags were going to stop, you haven't been paying attention. According to Mike Pereira, there have been 14 illegal contact penalties, an average of 1 a game. If that pace holds, then we'll have 256 illegal contact penalties by seasons end. Compare that to 52 last year. Yikes. 200 more illegal contact penalties than last year if this...
Via Patriots Life
7 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL on FOX rules analyst Mike Pereira breaks down Sunday

It's no secret that officiating has been a hot talking point all offseason. The league has stressed its new points of emphasis and we're all wondering how dramatically it will affect play on the field in the regular season. With FOX Sports rules analyst Mike Pereira on hand, follow all of the questionable rulings and flags thrown on Sunday. Pereira, who retired as the vice...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira on the preseason penalty spree

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Via Pro Football Zone
22 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

How will the NFL’s new defensive holding emphasis affect the St. Louis Rams?

“Holding, number 20, defense. That’s a five yard penalty, first down!” The referee’s voice announced over the broadcast of the St Louis Rams, New Orleans Saints game on Friday night. One of the most talked about items to come out of the annual NFL officiating clinic in mid-July was the renewed point of emphasis given to the existing rule of defensive holding of players beyond...
Via cover32 - Rams
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Brady likes physical practices

Tom Brady and Darrelle Revis high five at Patriots practice July 31, 2014 (photo courtesy Patriots.com)Physicality is part of football, or at least it is supposed to be. For wide receivers and defensive backs though, the NFL seems to be taking much of that physicality away. Mike Pereira, the former NFL V.P. of officiating, had these two tweets to share on the subject.Interesting...
Via Patriots Life
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rule emphasis could limit Seahawks

Tweets dispatched by former NFL vice president of officiating Mike Pereira last week felt as though they had a Seattle Seahawks vibe to them. Pereira used Twitter to send out highlights from the NFL’s officiating conference. His first notable takeaway: Illegal contact and defensive holding will be two large points of emphasis this season. Some take the grassy knoll approach to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Wants to Crackdown on Legion of Boom Style of Play

Some are calling it the Legion of Boom rule, I am calling it, we really want to Peyton Manning to win another Super Bowl rule. PFT explains how the NFL wants to limit defensive backs even more. As explained by FOX’s Mike Pereira on Twitter, a former NFL V.P. of officiating, illegal contact and defensive holding will be a point of emphasis in 2014. As a practical matter, it’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Day Two Of Officiating Clinic Focuses On Reviews

Yesterday was day two of the annual NFL officiating clinic, with former head of officiating Mike Pereira once again providing a recap of the proceedings. Pereira writes on Twitter that the second day of the clinic was focused on instant replay and the changes in both protocol and procedure coming this season. The NFL team […] Day Two Of Officiating Clinic Focuses On Reviews is...
Via Steelers Depot
July 20, 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
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