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  1. Dirty Laundry: Three plays at Soldier Field

    Kevin Seifert

    As we await possible fines and potential suspensions from Sunday's chippy game at Soldier Field, public discussion has centered mostly around three plays -- none of which directly drew a penalty flag. Let's look at each play. The first came at the...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  2. Referee Pete Morelli explains overturned pass interference call d...

    Todd Archer

    Referee Pete Morelli said after Sunday's Cowboys-Lions game that while Dallas LB Anthony Hitchens was initially flagged for pass interference by the back judge, head linesman Jerry Bergman's deciding view was that the contact didn't warrant PI.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2015
  3. The Lions once again complete an improbable comeback

    Michael Rothstein

    LONDON -- Matthew Stafford saw the flag, heard the penalty announced and thought the comeback attempt was over. Kicker Matt Prater and the Detroit Lions had just taken a delay-of-game penalty and it momentarily crushed Stafford. Minutes later, he ...

    Blog | October 26, 2014
  4. Jim Schwartz, Detroit Lions coach, bemoans penalties on Ndamukong...

    Michael Rothstein

    Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz likes to be able to coach off of penalties called, to explain to his players what went wrong and how they can avoid those mistakes in the future.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  5. Robert Griffin III of Washington Redskins aims to draw flags on s...

    John Keim

    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III admitted there will be times he tries to draw a penalty on players as he runs out of bounds. That wasn't how he drew two personal fouls on Dallas' Barry Church. And the tactic didn't work against Detroit.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  6. Bill Leavy, downgraded NFL referee, makes another mistake on pena...

    Kevin Seifert

    Referee Bill Leavy, who was downgraded after a Week 1 mistake, erred again in applying the NFL rule book Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2013
  7. NFL looking to focus on replay issues, safety

    The next time Jim Schwartz or any other NFL coach throws a challenge flag on a scoring play, he might get a penalty.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  8. Ndamukong Suh of Detroit Lions satisfied with style of play after...

    As far as Ndamukong Suh can tell, there's a fine line between a good, aggressive play and a penalty.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  9. NFL -- Michael Vick has a right to complain, but protecting QBs i...

    John Clayton

    Michael Vick has a right to complain, but being a running QB comes with risks, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  10. Wade Phillips trying to deal with penalties

    Richard Durrett

    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys coach Wade Phillips said 24 different players have accumulated the club's 49 penalties, including 11 more on Sunday for 91 yards. The 49 flags are third-most in the NFL behind the Detroit Lions and Oakland Raiders. ...

    Blog | October 18, 2010