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Riveron applies “clear and obvious” standard, to the extreme

In a year marred by questionable failures to respect the very high bar that applies to overturning rulings on the field via replay review, NFL senior V.P. of officiating Al Riveron finally has completed a 180. His critical decision to confirm a ruling of a touchdown catch by Eagles running back Corey Clement demonstrates the [more]
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