Current NFL rules do not allow coaches to challenge penalties.
Officiating debacles hurt players, teams, legacies, and the NFL.
Challenging penalties might be available next year.
The NFL had a major officiating fiasco following yesterday’s pair of entertaining Championship games. Games that ended in controversy.
Everyone who tuned in to watch the NFC Championship game between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints knows that the referees missed an embarrassing non-call penalty. A penalty that would have put the Saints in a position to win the game rather than lose in overtime. Read More
Who would have pictured Case Keenum to lead the Minnesota Vikings to the NFC Championship Game. Nobody. On the game’s final play, the Minnesota Miracle was born.
You heard it in the Fox broadcasters’ voices as Keenum threw an unbelievable 61-yard last-ditch pass that sent wide receiver Stefon Diggs into the endzone. It was a wild finish to an even wilder season for the Vikings. Read More
With 12 seconds left remaining on the game clock in Arlington, Texas, #12 for the Green Bay Packers displayed yet again why he’s considered to be one of the greatest the game has ever known.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers did not deliver another game winning Hail Mary touchdown witnessed last season ago. Instead, he delivered a dime. A 36-yard pass spinning from his left to send the Packers to the NFC Championship game. Read More