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  1. Will refs pocket flags in regular season?

    Tom Carpenter

    The flags have been flying this preseason as NFL officials began strictly enforcing illegal contact and defensive holding penalties. The expectation was that eventually the players would adjust and the refs would begin to scale back the calls. So,...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  2. Is interference replay review inevitable?

    Tom Carpenter

    The NFL has allowed more types of referee calls to be challenged by coaches in recent years, but they still don't allow a coach to throw a red flag when he questions the validity of a pass-interference call made -- and not made -- by the refs. Pet...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  3. Officiating crews to expand?

    Tom Carpenter

    The NFL has been using a seven-official referee crew since the late 70s, but it appears that they are open to the notion of adding an eighth ref. In fact, it sounds like they may even test that out this preseason. "The NFL is considering a plan fo...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  4. NFL - Coming off emotional win, Baltimore Ravens primed for a let...

    Jeff Gold

    Jeff Gold previews the Cleveland Browns-Baltimore Ravens game and talks to a Vegas handicapper about which side he likes tonight.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  5. NFL - Missed call significantly impacts playoff odds for Packers,...

    Keith Goldner

    Following the touchdown/interception debacle that touched off a Monday Night Football firestorm, numberFire explains how one missed call may have significantly shifted the postseason picture.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  6. Gambling - NFL Week 3 line moves and new overtime rules

    Chad Millman

    Chad Millman takes a look at NFL Week 3 line moves and some officiating trends that could help bettors.

    Blog | Conversation | September 21, 2012
  7. NFL - Week 3 Upset Watch - Cardinals can top Eagles

    Aaron Schatz

    In a new weekly feature, Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders previews the best bets for upsets in the NFL. In Week 3, keep an eye on a hot team that could be aided by the replacement refs.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  8. NFL - Mailbag on most impressive Week 1 rookies

    Adam Schefter

    Adam Schefter dives into his mailbag to answer questions about the most impressive Week 1 rookies and more.

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  9. How did replacement refs do?

    Adam Schefter

    Adam Schefter answers reader questions in his mailbag twice a week. Got a query of your own? Submit it here. Q: What are you hearing about the replacement refs? Do people think they've done a good job so far? -- Dave (Nevada) A: By an...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  10. NFL - Mailbag on replacement refs, Robert Griffin III, injuries a...

    Adam Schefter

    Adam Schefter dives into his mailbag to answer questions on how the replacement refs did, RG3's debut and significant Week 1 injuries.

    Blog | Conversation | September 10, 2012
  11. NFL - Mailbag on Maurice Jones-Drew's workload

    Adam Schefter

    Adam Schefter dives into his mailbag to answer questions on MJD, whether guys like Terrell Owens and Kellen Winslow will have jobs, and when the old refs might be back.

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2012
  12. Conference referees break down championship games - CFB

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee chats anonymously with college football refs, getting a complete breakdown on each conference championship game.

    Blog | Conversation | November 30, 2011
  13. Refs, bubble teams and going bowling

    Ryan McGee

    Welcome back to a special day-after-Thanksgiving edition of Going Bowling, where we're always Kraft Fight Hunger-ing for some leftover turkey and gravy. And don't bother with giving us a plate. We have 35 bowls to eat out of. The Zebra Rep...

    Blog | November 26, 2010
  14. College football: Officiating bowl games, plus a look at which te...

    Ryan McGee

    Not every official goes bowling -- not even close.

    Blog | Conversation | November 26, 2010
  15. Vegas mood after questionable calls in Philadelphia Eagles-Indian...

    Chad Millman

    Chad Millman explains how referees affected Philadelphia Eagles-Indianapolis Colts, Oakland Raiders-Kansas City Chiefs, more.

    Blog | Conversation | November 08, 2010
  16. NBA - Chad Millman: What David Stern's forward-thinking view of L...

    Chad Millman

    Chad Millman, a senior deputy editor at ESPN The Magazine who regularly covers betting for ESPN Insider, looks at David Stern's forward-thinking approach to legalized betting and what it could mean for sports in the next decade.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2009