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  1. Ah, the memories: 49ers with Boger as ref

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Jerome Boger is the referee assigned to the San Francisco 49ers' divisional-round playoff game against the Green Bay Packers on Saturday. Boger is working with an all-star crew, customary for the playoffs. Regular-season crew tend...

    Blog | January 12, 2013
  2. Pregame thoughts: Ref, key matchups, etc.

    Mike Sando

    LANDOVER, Md. -- A few thoughts from the FedEx Field press box as the Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins warm up on the field about 30 yards away: Peter Morelli is the referee. The Redskins have to hope officials watch closely for the aggre...

    Blog | January 06, 2013
  3. Cardinals, Seahawks draw 49ers-Rams ref

    Mike Sando

    SEATTLE -- Carl Cheffers, the referee assigned to work the Arizona-Seattle game Sunday, was the same one presiding over two controversial scoring plays earlier this season. Cheffers' crew incorrectly allowed a Carolina touchdown to stand during th...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  4. Notes on gambling, refs and adjustments

    Mike Sando

    A few wrap-up thoughts while en route from San Francisco, site of the 49ers' 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks: This game was the second of the season featuring an unusual officiating or coaching sequence that benefited bookmakers. Both coin...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  5. Giants-49ers ref: Holding calls vs. inside DL

    Mike Sando

    2009-12 Defensive Holds on DTs, NTs Rank Referee Pen. 1 Jerome Boger 9 2 Bill Leavy 4 2 Ron Winter 4 4 Carl Cheffers 3 4 Scott Green 3 4 Tony Corrente 3 7 Don Carey 2 ...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  6. Good stuff from MNF replacement ref Elliott

    Mike Sando

    Wayne Elliott, the referee for the Seattle-Green Bay game featuring Golden Tate's disputed touchdown, offers new information during an interview with "Inside the NFL" on Showtime. Among the highlights from Elliott: Elliott thought the ruling f...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  7. Officially speaking: Seahawks-Rams ref

    Mike Sando

    With regular officials back this week, I've put together a chart showing where veteran referee Mike Carey's crew ranks in common penalty calls over the 2010 and 2011 seasons. Carey has been assigned to work the game Sunday between the Seattle Seah...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  8. Around the NFC West: Welcoming real refs

    Mike Sando

    Labor peace on the officiating front means NFL teams can go back to despising the regular officials. How sweet. Some fans have asked which referees will be working the various NFC West games in Week 4. I don't know the answers yet. Teams genera...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  9. Fitzgerald on refs, a look at DB penalties

    Mike Sando

    Count Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald among the many NFL players hoping regular officials return for games in Week 4. Fitzgerald, speaking on ESPN in the video above, said replacement officials have applied inconsistent standards for p...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  10. NFL statement on MNF controversy

    Mike Sando

    The NFL has issued the following statement regarding Golden Tate's winning touchdown reception for Seattle against Green Bay on Monday night: In Monday's game between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks, Seattle faced a 4th-and-10 from the Gre...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  11. Ref erred in giving Seahawks a timeout

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Officials erred Sunday when they failed to charge the Seattle Seahawks with a timeout following receiver Doug Baldwin's injury with 47 seconds remaining. Replacement referee Bruce Hermansen initially announced having charged Sea...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  12. Chat wrap: Putting pressure on officials

    Mike Sando

    The latest NFC West chat has passed, but there's more. Clay from Charlotte raised an interesting question about Week 1 and officiating. "Have you heard anything from the teams instructing players to take advantage of replacement refs?" he asked...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  13. NFL Huddle: About those replacement refs

    Mike Sando

    My recent call for restraint in ripping the NFL's replacement officials took a hit when the San Francisco 49ers' Jim Harbaugh all but mocked officials during a recent preseason game. OK, so the replacements aren't exactly inspiring confidence thes...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  14. WR as ambassador: Fitz kind even to refs

    Mike Sando

    Larry Fitzgerald craned for a better view of the Arizona Cardinals' offense as the Hall of Fame Game reached its final few minutes. The Pro Bowl receiver could have moved closer to the action, but that would have prevented him from posing for pict...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  15. Three quick thoughts on replacement refs

    Mike Sando

    What comes to mind after the NFL announced it would seek replacement officials in the absence of a new labor agreement with the NFL Referees Association: There's plenty of time for a resolution. We're 96 days away from the regular-season opener. ...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  16. Quick look at Super Bowl ref John Parry

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS - Watch out for offensive holding penalties in Super Bowl XLVI. Officials have called only eight penalties for holding on offensive plays during the postseason, six of them against the NFC champion New York Giants. Three of the six we...

    Blog | February 05, 2012