Nauseating or just right? NFL officiating in the crosshairs

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January 5, 2019 - 12:04 AM

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett argues with refs during the second half of the NFL regular season finale game between the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins on Dec. 28, 2014 at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. Michael Ainsworth/The Dallas Morning News/TNS

Mike Pereira was in his customary spot next to Troy Aikman in the Fox Sports broadcast booth for the Bears-Vikings game on the final week of the regular season, ready to chime in when needed on any close calls on the field.

Instead, he got one in the booth when Aikman declared the officiating for the game to be “nauseating.”

“I turned away because I didn’t know if he was going to throw up on me or not,” the former NFL officiating guru turned TV analyst said with a laugh.

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