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“Come on, ref!” Each week, referee Jeff Pohjola joins Gaard Swanson to discuss some of the more interesting plays and obscure rules in the game of football. From the one-point safety to what makes a legal formation, Jeff will make sense of the guys in stripes.

“Come on, ref!” Each week, referee Jeff Pohjola joins Gaard Swanson to discuss some of the more interesting plays and obscure rules in the game of football. From the one-point safety to what makes a legal formation, Jeff will make sense of the guys in stripes.
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“Come on, ref!” Each week, referee Jeff Pohjola joins Gaard Swanson to discuss some of the more interesting plays and obscure rules in the game of football. From the one-point safety to what makes a legal formation, Jeff will make sense of the guys in stripes.

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Episodes

Crowd Noise

9/21/2019
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Excessive noise can hinder the offense from calling its plays, so can the home team be penalized for actions of the crowd? Gaard and Jeff take a examine what the fans can and cannot do. If you have a question about a rule or a play, tweet at us at @GaardSwanson or @JeffPohjola. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoy the show, please leave a rating and review!

Duration:00:05:45

Inclement Weather

9/14/2019
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Football plays in any weather... except lightning. After last week's two hour and 39-minute delay, Gaard and Jeff take a look at the rules surrounding suspension of play.

Duration:00:05:07

Blindside Blocks

9/7/2019
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In an effort to improve safety, the NCAA has banned blindside blocks. What was once considered one of the most exciting moves in football is now illegal. Gaard and Jeff examine the new rule.

Duration:00:05:07

Pass Interference Under Review

9/5/2019
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In the 2019 season premiere of "Further Review," Gaard and Jeff look at one of the most talked-about rule changes in football history: the NFL allowing replay review of pass interference.

Duration:00:05:11

Use of the Microphone

9/5/2019
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In the season finale of "Further Review," Jeff and Gaard take a look at some of the more entertaining penalty explanations from some of the most legendary referees.

Duration:00:05:53

Fighting

9/5/2019
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After a week of brawling and fighting in both the NCAA and NFL, Jeff and Gaard take a look at the rules and procedures when two players take to fisticuffs to sort out their differences.

Duration:00:05:59

Overtime & Backward Pass

9/5/2019
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In honor of the Apple Cup, Gaard and Jeff revisit the 2002 contest that ended with a controversial call in triple-overtime.

Duration:00:05:20

Free Kick Field Goal Redux

9/5/2019
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Back by popular demand! One of our most entertaining topics, the free kick field goal, is revisited by Gaard and Jeff.

Duration:00:04:59

Catch / No Catch

9/5/2019
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It's a rule that has changed so much in recent years. So how do you define a "catch?" What is complete and what is incomplete? Jeff explains the rule, at least as it is now.

Duration:00:05:55

Defensive Holding

9/5/2019
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It's been said there's holding on every play. But most are talking about the offense. But did you know the defense is also prohibited from holding? Jeff explains.

Duration:00:04:47

Intentional Grounding

9/5/2019
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"In the area." "Out of the pocket." "Under duress." All are terms you hear when discussing one of the most controversial calls in football: intentional grounding. Jeff explains the rule.

Duration:00:05:51

Illegal Formation

9/5/2019
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Referees will occasionally announce a penalty for "illegal formation," but what makes how the offense lined up against the rules? Jeff breaks down the Xs and Os.

Duration:00:05:18

Instant Replay

9/5/2019
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In the NCAA, coaches don't throw a red flag to challenge a call, and every play is instantly reviewed by a replay official. So how does it work? Jeff takes a look.

Duration:00:05:23

Protecting the Quarterback

9/5/2019
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The NFL and, to a lesser extent, the NCAA have been criticized for treating quarterbacks like fragile snowflakes. Some say if a defensive back so much as sneezes on the QB it's 15 yards. So what can you do? Jeff takes a look at one of the new rules.

Duration:00:04:44

Targeting

9/5/2019
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More and more players are getting ejected from games for illegal contact. So what exactly is "targeting?" Jeff explains the rule.

Duration:00:05:07

The Drop Kick

9/5/2019
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It's not punt, it's a drop kick. More and more former rugby players are using this style in college and the NFL, including Michael Dickson of the Seahawks. Jeff takes a look.

Duration:00:05:15

The One-Point Safety

9/5/2019
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It's among the rarest plays in all of sports. Jeff takes a look at the only way a team can score one point without first getting a touchdown.

Duration:00:05:21

The Free Kick Field Goal

9/5/2019
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Did you know you can score three points on a kickoff? Jeff takes a look at the free kick field goal, a holdover from the days of leather helmets.

Duration:00:05:51