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  1. Referee Walt Coleman says he still gets emails about 'tuck rule' ...

    Michael Rothstein

    Every once in a while, Walt Coleman will open his email and it will be there waiting for him. Usually from the western half of the United States, someone will find a way to contact him about one of the most infamous calls he's made as an official.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  2. Justin Tucker addresses 'Tucker Rule'

    Jamison Hensley

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- NFL team owners voted to increase the uprights from 30 feet tall to 35 feet tall, which should help referees better determine whether a kick is good. This really should be called the "Tucker Rule" because the proposal was made by ...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  3. The solution to NFL's officiating problem

    Mike Sando

    After Tom Brady's 2-yard scoring pass to Julian Edelman drew the New England Patriots within five points of the Cleveland Browns with 1:01 remaining Sunday, history still did not like their chances. Win-probability statistics culled from years of pla...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  4. Dean Blandino, NFL's vice president of officiating, supports refs...

    NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino put his stamp of approval on the referees' decision to pick up a pass interference flag in the end zone on the final play of the New England Patriots' 24-20 loss to the Carolina Panthers on Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  5. New England Patriots seek explanation for game-ending play

    Field Yates

    For the second time this season, the New England Patriots lost a game in which a controversial call -- or non-call in this case -- by an official late in the game made headlines.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  6. Bill Belichick doesn't think New England Patriots committed penal...

    Field Yates

    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said he didn't believe his team committed a penalty on a pivotal missed field goal attempt in Sunday's 30-27 overtime loss to the New York Jets.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2013
  7. NFL wants to flag more players for using profanity in games

    Chris Mortensen

    League VP of officiating Dean Blandino conceded Saturday to ESPN that officials want to curtail players directing profanity at each other in games.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2013
  8. Chip Kelly of Philadelphia Eagles OK playing at refs' speed limit...

    Chip Kelly on Wednesday didn't sound like a coach worried NFL referees might slow down his up-tempo Philadelphia Eagles offense.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  9. Refs might force Chip Kelly of Philadelphia Eagles to slow down

    NFL referees might put the brakes on Chip Kelly's high-octane offense with the Philadelphia Eagles this season.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  10. Social media: Super Bowl is tops for 2012

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    From the New York Giants to the San Francisco Giants, the NFL referee lockout to the NHL lockout, #linsanity to #HeIsManziel, 2012 will go down as a win for sports and social media. In recognition of another banner year, here are the top sports a...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  11. Quick look at rule cited on 49ers-Pats punt

    Mike Sando

    Referee Ed Hochuli and crew needed an extended period to sort out what happened when the San Francisco 49ers' Ted Ginn Jr. risked muffing a punt against the New England Patriots on Sunday night. It was tough to see whether the ball struck Ginn bef...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  12. NFL Hot Read: Replacement refs tell their side of the story

    Elizabeth Merrill and Wayne Drehs

    The NFL's replacement refs came from all walks of life and exited the stage in dramatic fashion. Who were they? Why did they do it? And where will they go now?

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  13. John Clayton's Last Call

    John Clayton

    The Texans and Falcons appear to be the class of their respective conferences, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2012
  14. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says NFL has "great long-...

    Mike Reiss

    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Thursday the NFL has a "great long-term setup" with its referees, who are set to return to work in Week 4.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  15. NFL officials' faults don't excuse bad behavior by coaches, playe...

    Jemele Hill

    No-nonsense Packers coach Mike McCarthy acted like a total professional in his postgame press conference. Unfortunately some players and coaches are using the refs to excuse poor behavior.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  16. Replacement ref furor grows after Seattle Seahawks' wild win over...

    The furor over the work of replacement officials reached a fevered pitch during Week 3 in the NFL, especially Monday night when Seattle beat Green Bay on a desperation pass that many thought was an interception.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2012