League cautious when addressing grievances

There isn't a game that goes by without there being a questionable call by an official. And while the league adequately takes notice, there isn't blacklisting, it there? Mike Sando weighs in.

Originally Published: July 11, 2008
By Mike Sando | ESPN.com

Questionable officiating during his team's tough defeat on national television angered Tom Coughlin enough for the veteran NFL head coach to challenge no fewer than 14 rulings in a complaint to the league office.

While coaches routinely air grievances of varying merit with the NFL's officiating office, the volume and intensity of Coughlin's missive separated this 2001 dispatch from others.

Coughlin, struggling through his seventh season as Jacksonville Jaguars coach ...

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