Saints tackle Jammal Brown has been fined $25,000 by the NFL for impermissible contact with a game official during last Sunday's loss to the Bears.
It was a tough day for the officials in Baltimore, with the Bengals getting five downs during a first-quarter possession, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Safety play is often overlooked, but each remaining playoff team has a productive and impressive tandem in the secondary.
Ronde Barber admittedly lost his composure last Sunday and, as a result, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback could lose $30,000 because of an uncharacteristic indiscretion.
The NFL has acknowledged that game officials "lost" a down during the second quarter of the Carolina Panthers' 35-10 victory over the Arizona Cardinals last Sunday.
The NFL has fined Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick $15,000 for his criticism of referee Johnny Grier on the day following an Oct. 19 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.
Any doubts about Peyton Manning winning big games? Not after Monday night's comeback win over the Bucs.
The Steelers feel like they were robbed by the referees. But some of the blame rests at their own feet.
A league spokesman on Friday denied a published report that head linesman George Hayward had his Super Bowl assignment revoked because of the final play in that contest.