Articles tagged "NFL controversy"

A Tale of Two Penalties: NFL Officials Had Week 11 Ass Backward

Cold, Hard Football Facts for November 19, 2013

NFL officials in the space of two days quite possibly altered the outcome of two games featuring four legit Super Bowl contenders with a pair of calls that clearly contradicted each other, not to mention the spirit and even the letter of long-held laws of professional football.



Farewell, Tuck Rule; Hello, Charles Woodson’s Illegal Head Slap

Cold, Hard Football Facts for March 21, 2013

The NFL finally cast off the quirky and controversial Tuck Rule, 11 years after it jobbed the Oakland Raiders in the 2001 playoffs and gave birth to the New England Patriots dynasty. But the overturned fumble was not the only blown call on that same play.



 



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