Dean Blandino and Urban Meyer say Michigan State got jobbed by refs on final play

On Saturday, Michigan State fell to Arizona State 10-7 in front of a ruckus crowd at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing. The Spartans had a shot to send the game to overtime but junior kicker Matt Coghlin badly missed a 47-yard field goal wide left. It was Coghlin’s third miss of the day on three … Read more

WATCH: Dean Blandino begs Detroit Lions’ fans for another chance while drinking a Vernors

In case you missed our post earlier this evening, former NFL VP of Officiating, Dean Blandino, tweeted out a video message to Detroit Lions fans asking to be friends. In case you missed it, click the link below. https://detroitsportsnation.comdetroit-lions-news/ddrysdale/gotcha-detroit-lions-troll-former-nfl-vp-officiating-dean-blandino/96467/ Well, if you noticed in that video, Blandino mispronounced the word, “Vernors” and drew quite a … Read more

MUST SEE: Lions players and coaches react to controversial ending against Atlanta

Well, Detroit Lions fans have seen this all too many times in the past: a loss snatched from the jaws of victory. It could be a crazy play, a mental mistake, or a little-known rule. Despite it being ingrained in the team’s lore, every time it happens, it still comes as a surprise. And it … Read more

NFL Senior VP of Officiating Dean Blandino leaving for TV gig – Good Riddance

Bye Felicia

  According to a league memo obtained by NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala, Senior VP of Officiating Dean Blandino is leaving his post at the NFL to pursue a gig on Network Television. As of right now, there has been no announcement of a replacement for Blandino, however, he will … Read more

After further review, the NFL has an officiating problem

Only one game into Week 13 and already more controversy regarding the officiating in the NFL. To steal a severely overused word right out of the incompetent Roger Goodell‘s lexicon, the referees have been “extraordinarily” awful this season. Although both the commissioner and VP of officiating, Dean Blandino, seem to think otherwise. “There is a perception now … Read more

Top 5 calls that cost the Detroit Lions

[tps_header]The Detroit Lions certainly have the ability to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory, but, over the years they have had some help from the referees of the NFL. Take a look at the Top 5 times bad calls cost the Mighty Gridiron Gladiators that don the Honolulu Blue and Silver.[/tps_header] [tps_title]Completing The Process[/tps_title] … Read more

Blandino: Calvin Johnson Rule Will Be Reviewed

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, NFL Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino has stated the polarizing, so-called “Calvin Johnson Rule” could be up for review this winter. Dean Blandino said Calvin Johnson Rule, in effect w/ Dez Bryant, will be reviewed this winter. Changes could be recommended to comp comm. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 29, … Read more