NFL referee defends roughing the passer call on Chiefs’ Chris Jones, says fumble recovery was ‘not relevant’

[ad_1] Another questionable roughing the passer call has ruffled feathers in the NFL but Monday night’s referee Carl Cheffers defended his decision to call the penalty on Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones, adding that Jones’ fumble recovery was “not relevant.” With a 10-point lead late in the first half, Jones tackled Carr from … Read more

Referee Carl Cheffers defended roughing the passer call against Chris Jones

[ad_1] Rarely are there moments in sports that unite an entire viewing audience. But when Chris Jones was flagged for roughing the passer on quarterback Derek Carr in the second quarter of the Kansas City Chiefs’ 30-29 win over the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday, virtually every person watching was incredulous as to how that … Read more

Chiefs vs Raiders: Increased scrutiny on roughing-the-passer penalty after dubious call in dramatic Las Vegas 30-29 loss to Kansas City

[ad_1] CNN — Another game in the NFL, another questionable roughing-the-passer penalty call by an officiating crew. Just a day after referees in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 21-15 win over the Atlanta Falcons were criticized for penalizing Grady Jarrett’s sack on Tom Brady, similar questions were being asked after Monday Night Football and the Kansas … Read more

Carl Cheffers defends roughing call: Chris Jones landed on Derek Carr with full body weight

[ad_1] Getty Images Referee Carl Cheffers attempted to defend his controversial decision to flag Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones for roughing Raiders quarterback Derek Carr after Monday night’s game. “The quarterback is in the pocket and he’s in a passing posture,” Cheffers said. “He gets full protection of all the aspects of … Read more

Chiefs-Raiders roughing-the-passer controversy: NFL world reacts to shocking call on Chris Jones

[ad_1] Throughout NFL history, there have been some very controversial roughing the passer calls. On Monday night, another one was added to the list of penalties that probably should not have been penalties. In the AFC West matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and Las Vegas Raiders, a second-quarter call left fans in the stands … Read more

Another bad roughing the passer call, this one took a turnover away from Chiefs D

[ad_1] Andy Reid is a gentle soul, especially in relation to other NFL head coaches. It takes a lot to get him as heated as he was Monday night. He can join other coaches, players and fans around the NFL who aren’t happy with how roughing the passer is being called this week. The Kansas … Read more

Buck Showalter a ‘horse’s rear end’ for Musgrove call

[ad_1] Chris Russo thought it was bush league for Buck Showalter to have Joe Musgrove searched for a banned substance. On Sunday night, as the Mets were down 4-0 in the decisive Game 3 of the wild-card series to the San Diego Padres, Showalter instructed umpire Alfonso Marquez to check Musgrove for anything that might … Read more

Alabama CB says Jimbo Fisher tipped final play call in crushing Texas A&M loss

[ad_1] The Alabama Crimson Tide escaped an embarrassing home loss to the Texas A&M Aggies this past Saturday, and it may be because a certain cornerback has a keen eye for lip-reading. Alabama’s redshirt freshman corner Terrion Arnold told that he read the lips of Aggies head coach Jimbo Fisher on the final play … Read more

‘Hoo, mercy!’: Chris Stewart’s call on the final play of Alabama-Texas A&M is a must-hear

[ad_1] Chris Stewart encapsulated how every Alabama football fan felt the moment the clock hit zero and the Crimson Tide escaped Bryant-Denny Stadium with a stressful 24-20 victory over Texas A&M Saturday. After failing to convert for a first down with 1:42 left in the fourth quarter, the Tide punted to the Aggies who needed … Read more