NEW YORK (AP) The NFL will consider expanding replay reviews to include certain penalties, including pass interference.
Two people with direct knowledge of the NFLs plans tell The Associated Press that the leagues competition committee once again will look into including more plays for video review. The people, who spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the NFL has not publicly announced such plans, stressed that the committee looks into the parameters of replay yearly. It has considered inclusion of what are considered judgment calls by officials in the past.
Officiating once more became a hot topic during Sundays NFC championship game. A missed call by referee Bill Vinovichs crew of a blatant pass interference penalty and helmet-to-helmet hit by Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman on Saints receiver Tommylee Lewis likely cost New Orleans a spot in the Super Bowl.
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