Category Archives: Playoffs

Refs Miss Defenseless Reciever Call in Superbowl

After a season full of penalties for hits on defenseless receivers, I was pretty surprised that the Packers got away with what looked to me like a textbook penalty. Late in the third quarter the Steelers fail to convert a … Continue reading

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Bad Intentional Grounding Call On Hanie in Bears – Packers NFC Championship Game

There were several questionable calls that went the Packers way in this game, but I thought this one was an obvious bad call, and Fox announcers agreed.  Bears QB Caleb Hanie was under pressure from several Packers as he threw … Continue reading

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Questionable Call on Shields Interception Before Half in NFC Championship game.

Packers defensive back Sam Shields made what at first glance appeared to be an interception late in the first half of the NFC Championship game between the Bears and Packers.  After looking at replays though, you can see that Shields … Continue reading

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Bears forced to Waste Challenge on Bad Call, Even After Official Signaled Pass Incomplete

Chicago Bears head Coach Lovie Smith was furious after he had to use a challenge flag to correct what should have been an obvious call.  It was so obvious in fact, that one of the officials on the field signaled … Continue reading

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Bad call on Ravens Punt return Touchdown

The playoff game between the Steelers and the Ravens had several questionable calls, but I thought this one was the worst.  Ravens punt returner Lardarious Webb made an amazing play to score the touchdown and give the Ravens some much … Continue reading

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Questionable non call on Brent Celek hit helps Packers hold off Eagles

All season long we have seen defenders get flagged for hitting defenseless receivers.  We have been told by the NFL that even if a defensive player does not lead with his helmet, if he launches his body into a defenseless … Continue reading

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Bad Intentional Grounding Call In Ravens – Cheifs Game

The Ravens got a late intentional grounding penalty called on Chiefs QB Matt Cassel after complaining to officials after what looked like a legal play.  Matt Cassel was not about to be sacked and there was a receiver running a … Continue reading

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