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Mike Pereira analyzes all of championship weekend action

It's no secret that officiating has been a hot talking point all season. With FOX Sports rules analyst Mike Pereira on hand for the championship round, follow all of the questionable rulings and flags thrown on Sunday. Pereira, who retired as the vice president of officiating in 2009, offers an informed look on this weekend's slate. Stick around, you might just learn a thing or two...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira's final word on Dez Bryant: 'Nobody likes this rule' but that was not a catch

The Dez Bryant catch controversy isn't going away, but if there's one person qualified to settled the debate once and for all, it is FOX NFL rules expert Mike Pereira. Bryant's overturned, fourth-quarter, fourth-down catch has put the terms "process of the catch" and "going to the ground" at the forefront of the Packers' 26-21 win over the Cowboys on Sunday. But Pereira, in the video...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pereira: NFL rules analyst breaks down divisional round Sunday

It's no secret that officiating has been a hot talking point all season. With FOX Sports rules analyst Mike Pereira on hand for the divisional round, follow all of the questionable rulings and flags thrown on Sunday. Pereira, who retired as the vice president of officiating in 2009, offers an informed look on this weekend's slate. Stick around, you might just learn a thing or two...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Unofficially official: Mike Pereira previews Week 17 on FOX

Here's a viewer's guide to what you need to know about the referees and their crews who are calling today's games on FOX. There are eight games on the schedule in Week 17 for FOX, highlighted by the Detroit at Green Bay game at 4:25 pm ET, with the winner capturing the NFC North.  DALLAS (11-4) AT WASHINGTON (4-11), 1 PM ET BROADCAST TEAM: Kevin Burkhardt and John Lynch REFEREE...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira, Former VP Of NFL Officiating: Jameis Winston Should’ve Been Ejected For Contact With Ref

Jameis Winston made contact with an official during today’s Florida State-Boston College game. In the third quarter of the contest, Winston, appearing to want to get a play off before the Golden Eagles’ defense was set, attempted to shove a referee out of his way.  Winston was not flagged for the act and the announcers for ABC’s telecast of the game made light of the contact...
Via College Spun
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The SEC offices were not thrilled with Mike Pereira’s ‘mystery man’ comments

If you have been watching both college and NFL football this season, you probably have noticed former VP of NFL officiating Mike Pereira show up and give his opinion on calls that are under review. Pereira was critical of the officiating in the SEC earlier in the season, but now he has taken his criticism a step further. Pereira believes there is a mystery man who is helping the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

SEC Calls Mike Pereira’s Officiating Claims ‘Irresponsible’ In Blunt Statement

SEC called Mike Pereira's officiating claims "irresponsible" in a very blunt statement.
Via Gamedayr
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL VP Of Officiating Mike Pereira On End Of FSU vs. ND: “It Was The Right Call”

If you somehow missed it, the end to Saturday night’s game between Florida State and Notre Dame was highly controversial. The Irish scored what appeared to be the go-ahead touchdown with just 13 seconds to play, but had it called back for an offensive pass interference call on sophomore wide receiver William Fuller. The call was tough to swallow for Notre Dame fans, many who believe...
Via College Spun
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Carey’s CBS debut was a little stiff

CBS Sports finally went the Mike Pereira route this year by hiring a full-time former official to be their rules expert.  Former referee Mike Carey made his debut on Sunday… and it’s apparent he has a ways to go before he becomes as comfortable on TV as Pereira. Here was his first interaction with the top broadcast team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms from the CBS studio.  As far...
Via Awful Announcing
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira Takes Issue With Fake Punt Forward Progress Ruling In Chiefs-Chargers Game

Former NFL head of officiating Mike Pereira has now made his thoughts known on the overtime call made by the officials during the late game fake punt between the San Diego Chargers and the Kansas City Chiefs. On the play, the officials declared that the forward progress of safety Eric Weddle had been stopped prior to the football being ripped from his arms by a Chiefs defensive player...
Via Steelers Depot
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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