Page 5 of 11 FirstFirst 123456789 ... LastLast
Results 61 to 75 of 163
  1. #61

    Re: Other Games Thread



    Quote Originally Posted by HoustonRaven View Post
    Got a link to back that up?



    Uhh, he was also the Senior Vice President of Officiating.

    And no, that's not even close to everything a side judge does:

    Per NFL.com ....

    "Definition: The official that lines up 20 yards deep in the defensive backfield. His duties are essentially the same as the back judge:
    • Make sure the defensive team has no more than 11 players on the field
    • Watch all eligible receivers on his side of the field
    • Watch the area between the umpire and field judge
    • Rule on the legality of catches and pass interference penalties
    • Watch for clipping on kick returns"
    I was being a little facetious. Obviously he has more responsibilities than I cited, but it's just amusing that a guy who was on an NFL crew for ONE YEAR, and was essentially the #5 or #6 guy on the crew at best, made it to VP of Officiating and now is some sort of uber-expert on the NFL rules, despite questionable credentials and expertise.

    Reminiscent of those guys we have all met in our work lives who have clearly been groomed by senior management... they come in, spend a year in the trenches, and then every year after that is a new promotion. The kind of jerk-offs that feel entitled by rank to lord over all the actual experts and professionals in their field. But I digress.

    And no, I don't have a source for the 50% figure. It's anecdotal. When his little talking head pops up throughout the course of a game to "consult" on whether a call will be overturned or not, he's gotten the final call right about half the time and wrong about half the time.

    I could certainly be wrong about the replay thing but it certainly seemed that McCarthy got an incredibly lucky break. The rule needs to go anyhow, but he got lucky.




  2. #62
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Hamilton/Parkville, MD
    Posts
    2,163

    Re: Other Games Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by GOTA View Post
    Losing 4 of the last 5 sure looks like a downward spiral to me. I really hope they can just turn it on in the playoffs but I'm so sure they'll be able to.
    I don't think that streak is very representative.

    Today, we were just playing not to get hurt. The game was meaningless, and after the NE blowout win today, proved that we would be #4 seed no matter how hard we tried today.

    Secondly, 2 of those 3 losses came with Cam Cameron still calling the shots. My opinion is that he was a major problem with this offense. I think we'll see a much better output in the playoffs, and the game against the Giants is showing those indications.

    Finally, during that 5 game stretch, we had some major major injuries. Most of those guys will be returning for the playoffs.

    So I'm actually quite optimistic, in spite of the last 5 games.




  3. #63

    Re: Other Games Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Ravenswintitle View Post
    Was hoping he'd miss the kick so they'd get OT
    Me too, even though I wanted the Vikings to win.




  4. #64
    Quote Originally Posted by Jsmoove View Post
    the NFL is wild isn't it? I tell you what I for one am priud of this Ravens team we have faced more adversity that would have sent other ball clubs into a downward spiral, but some how amongst the injuries, Cam Cameron, makeshift Oline and top 5 toughest schedule, we won the division and will host another playoff game even if we are one and done they exceeded my expectations.
    I'm certainly not "priud" of this team since some of these games have just been painful and humiliating. We backed into the division crown, with a definite downwards spiral. We lost games we had no business losing.

    If the ravens show up in the next few weeks that might change my current opinion but this team has looked like a shell of its former self.

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 2




  5. #65
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    in a Purple Haze
    Posts
    2,834

    Re: Other Games Thread

    Go cowgirlz!

    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
    prepared to <spit> and <swear> at any minute.. blame it on PMS!

    NEW AVATAR! I GOT A NEW AVATAR!




  6. #66
    I totally forgot Chris Chester plays on the skins OL.

    Sent from my Xoom using Tapatalk 2




  7. #67
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Greensboro, North Carolina
    Posts
    5,171
    Blog Entries
    3

    Re: Other Games Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by RavenMadness View Post
    Go cowgirlz!
    lol.




  8. #68
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    in a Purple Haze
    Posts
    2,834

    Re: Other Games Thread

    owwwww..... what a nice return!

    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
    prepared to <spit> and <swear> at any minute.. blame it on PMS!

    NEW AVATAR! I GOT A NEW AVATAR!




  9. #69
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Houston, TX Y'all
    Posts
    27,495
    Pulling for the Cowboys for no other reason than to hear some co-workers go monkey poo crazy all day tomorrow.
    WARNING: This post may contain material offensive to those who lack wit, humor, common sense and/or supporting factual or anecdotal evidence. All statements and assertions contained herein may be subject to literary devices not limited to: irony, metaphor, allusion and dripping sarcasm.




  10. #70
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    in a Purple Haze
    Posts
    2,834

    Re: Other Games Thread

    typical Romo

    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
    prepared to <spit> and <swear> at any minute.. blame it on PMS!

    NEW AVATAR! I GOT A NEW AVATAR!




  11. #71
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Greensboro, North Carolina
    Posts
    5,171
    Blog Entries
    3

    Re: Other Games Thread

    Romo just pulled a Romo.




  12. #72
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    in a Purple Haze
    Posts
    2,834

    Re: Other Games Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by HoustonRaven View Post
    Pulling for the Cowboys for no other reason than to hear some co-workers go monkey poo crazy all day tomorrow.
    AMEN!!!!!! I am with ya!

    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
    prepared to <spit> and <swear> at any minute.. blame it on PMS!

    NEW AVATAR! I GOT A NEW AVATAR!




  13. #73
    Don't yell at Ogletree Tony. That pick is all you.

    I want the Skins to win so bad just so the media will shut up about Tony Room.

    Sent from my Xoom using Tapatalk 2




  14. #74

    Re: Other Games Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by bmorecareful View Post
    It just says that in ANY situation where an automatic review would occur but a challenge flag is thrown, said review will not occur and a 15 yard unsportsmanlike penalty will be assessed.
    That isn't really what the rules say though. A review is prohibited only when a team commits a foul that prevents the next snap.

    Quote Originally Posted by Pertinent NFL Rules:

    Coaches’ Challenge. In each game, a team will be permitted two challenges that will initiate Referee Replay
    reviews, except for plays when the on-field ruling results in a score/turnover for either team, after the two-minute
    warning of each half, and throughout any overtime period. Each challenge will require the use of a team
    timeout. If a challenge is upheld, the timeout will be restored to the challenging team. A challenge will
    only be restored if a team is successful on both of its challenges, in which case it shall be awarded a
    third challenge, but a fourth challenge will not be permitted under any circumstances. A team may
    challenge an on-field ruling up until the next legal snap or kick. If there is a foul that prevents the next
    snap, the team committing that foul will no longer be able to challenge the previous ruling
    . No challenges
    will be recognized from a team that has exhausted its time outs. A team that is out of time outs or has used
    all of its available challenges may not attempt to initiate an additional challenge.

    Penalty: For initiating a challenge when all of a team’s time outs have been exhausted, when all of its
    available challenges have been used, after the two minute warning of either half, during an
    overtime period, after a scoring play, after a turnover, or after a foul that prevents the next snap: Loss of 15 yards.

    Replay Official’s Request for Review. After the two-minute warning of each half, throughout any overtime
    period, and after all scoring/turnover plays, any Referee Review will be initiated by a Replay Official. There is no limit
    to the number of Referee Reviews that may be initiated by the Replay Official. He must initiate a review
    before the next legal snap or kick and cannot initiate a review of any ruling against a team that commits a
    foul to prevent the next snap.
    His ability to initiate a review will be unrelated to the number of time outs
    that either team has remaining, and no time out will be charged for any review initiated by the Replay
    Official.

    So in order for a review to be prohibited there must be a penalty that prevents a snap. Assuming the booth buzzed the ref (initiated the review) before any penalty (the throwing of the challenge flag in this case), then there is no way the snap was being 'prevented' by any penalty. So the review is not prohibited, though the penalty (that didn't prevent any snap in this case) is still assessed.
    Last edited by Haloti92; 12-30-2012 at 09:45 PM.




  15. #75
    Quote Originally Posted by HoustonRaven View Post
    Pulling for the Cowboys for no other reason than to hear some co-workers go monkey poo crazy all day tomorrow.
    That and hopefully people will stop riding on rg 3s... Yeah you get what I'm saying. So tired of sports media

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 2




Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Russell Street Report Website Design by D3Corp Ocean City Maryland