• Triplette gives poor explanation of Sunday night first-down screw-up

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Dec 2, 2013
    “I can’t respond to that,” Triplette said. “I don’t know what happened. “[T]here are no timeouts in this situation,” Triplette said. Triplette said he didn’t call a time out to fix the obvious blunder because stopping the clock would have helped Washington too much. So instead of giving a potential unfair advantage to Washington, Triplette gave the home team a clear unfair disadvantage, by leading everyone falsely to believe that a first down had been gained, via the giant orange stakes shuttling down the...
    • League admits Triplette should have stopped to clarify down

      The league has admitted that referee Jeff Triplette should have stopped last night’s Redskins-Giants game to clear up confusion about what down it actually was. The league issued a statement from vice president of officiating Dean Blandino explaining th…

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