All-22 review of Tomlin-Jones incident in Steelers-Ravens game (updated)

The NFL finally released the All-22 tape of the Thanksgiving night Steelers-Ravens game on Tuesday morning (as they do every week at this time) for NFL Game Rewind, a paid-subscription service that allows anyone to view the coaches’ film from two angles — high above the press box and high above one end zone.

Here is what the coaches’ film shows of the Steelers’ kickoff to the Ravens with 6:26 left in the third quarter, a play Baltimore’s Jacoby Jones returned 73 yards to the Pittsburgh 27, not before he crossed paths with Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin.

The NFL is reviewing the incident, as coaches and players are not allowed in the six-foot white border area at any time. Earlier in 2013, including a Jets-Ravens game just four days earlier, two assistant coaches were flagged for impeding officials in the white border. No flag was thrown on Tomlin.

Here is the series of events, as shown from those two angles. After that, for relative purposes, Tomlin’s position on each of the other 10 kickoffs in the game is shown from the press box camera.

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Baltimore Ravens PR staff selected as PFWA 2013 Pete Rozelle Award winners

NOTE: This is the last of five major off-field awards to be presented this week by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA).

BALTIMORE RAVENS PR STAFF SELECTED AS PFWA’S 2013 PETE ROZELLE AWARD WINNERS

Baltimore Ravens Senior VP of Public & Community Relations Kevin Byrne and his staff was selected as the PFWA's 2013 Pete Rozelle Award winners. (Photo Credit: Baltimore Ravens)

Baltimore Ravens Senior VP of Public & Community Relations Kevin Byrne and his staff was selected as the PFWA’s 2013 Pete Rozelle Award winners. (Photo Credit: Baltimore Ravens)

The Baltimore Ravens public relations staff has been selected as the 2013 Pete Rozelle Award winners by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA).

The world champion Ravens, the 24th Rozelle Award winners, earned the award for the second time in the past three seasons as the department was also honored in 2011.

The Rozelle Award is given to the NFL club public relations staff that consistently strives for excellence in its dealings and relationships with the media. The award is named for Rozelle, NFL commissioner from 1960-89, who started his distinguished career in sports PR roles as a student at both Compton (Calif.) Junior College and the University of San Francisco. After two more years as USF’s assistant athletic director after graduation, he broke into the NFL as the PR director of the Los Angeles Rams from 1952-55. Rozelle used his PR principles as commissioner to build relationships with the media during a period of unprecedented growth and challenge for the league.

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NFL VP of Football Communications Mike Signora selected as PFWA 2013 Jack Horrigan Award winner

NOTE: This is the fourth of five major off-field awards to be presented this week by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA). The remaining schedule of awards to be announced: Friday 6/21-Pete Rozelle Award (top PR staff).

NFL VP OF FOOTBALL COMMUNICATIONS MIKE SIGNORA SELECTED AS PFWA’S 2013 JACK HORRIGAN AWARD WINNER

NFL VP of Football Communications Mike Signora was selected as the PFWA's 2013 Jack Horrigan Award winner. (Photo Credit: Dave Drapkin)

NFL VP of Football Communications Mike Signora was selected as the PFWA’s 2013 Jack Horrigan Award winner. (Photo Credit: Dave Drapkin)

NFL Vice President of Football Communications Mike Signora, who serves as one of the main conduits between the league office and the media that covers the NFL on a daily basis, has been selected as the 2013 Jack Horrigan Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA).

Signora, the 40th Horrigan Award winner, is the first NFL communications staff member since 2007 and the fifth NFL communications employee to receive the honor from the PFWA. The NFL now has three Horrigan Award winners on staff as Signora joins Senior Advisor to the Commissioner Joe Browne (1985) and Senior Vice President of Communications Greg Aiello (1999).

The Horrigan Award is given to the league or club official for his or her qualities and professional style in helping the pro football writers do their job. The award is named for Horrigan, who was a sportswriter for UPI and the Buffalo Evening News, public relations director for the American Football League (1963-66) and vice president of public relations for the Buffalo Bills (1966-73).

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Chicago Tribune’s Dan Pompei selected as PFWA 2013 Dick McCann Award winner

NOTE: This is the third of five major off-field awards to be presented this week by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA). The remaining schedule of awards to be announced: Thursday 6/20-Jack Horrigan Award (league/club official who helps the media the most); Friday 6/21-Pete Rozelle Award (top PR staff).

CHICAGO TRIBUNE’S DAN POMPEI SELECTED AS PFWA’S 2013 DICK McCANN AWARD WINNER

Chicago Tribune NFL writer Dan Pompei was selected as the PFWA's 2013 Dick McCann Award winner. (Photo Credit: Chicago Tribune)

Chicago Tribune NFL writer Dan Pompei was selected as the PFWA’s 2013 Dick McCann Award winner. (Photo Credit: Chicago Tribune)

Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune, who has covered the NFL for 28 years, has been selected as the 2013 Dick McCann Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA).

Pompei, the 45th McCann Award winner, began his career writing for the school newspaper at Elmhurst College, from which he graduated in 1982. After further study in journalism at Columbia College, he returned to Elmhurst to serve as the school’s sports information director and began doing agate in 1983 at the Chicago Sun-Times. When the Sun-Times needed additional manpower when the Chicago Bears got hot to begin the 1985 season on the way to winning Super Bowl XX, Pompei was sent to cover the Bears on a semi-regular basis. By the end of the season, he was the main reporter for news on the beat.

The Chicago-area native moved to The Sporting News in 1997. After a successful stint there, he went to work for the Chicago Tribune in 2007 as the paper’s Bears/NFL columnist, replacing the legendary Don Pierson, the PFWA’s 1994 McCann Award winner.

Pompei, 51, is one of the 46 selectors for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and one of nine members of the hall’s senior selection committee.

The McCann Award is given to a reporter who has made a long and distinguished contribution to pro football through coverage. The award is named for McCann, who was the first director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (1962-67). McCann was a longtime reporter in New York with several newspapers, the Newspaper Enterprise Association and King Features Syndicate. After a stint in the Navy in World War II, he was a sports columnist for the Washington Times-Herald in 1945. A year later, he joined the Washington Redskins as publicity director and was the club’s general manager from 1947-62 before taking the job with the Hall of Fame before its’ 1963 opening.

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Falcons’ Tony Gonzalez selected as PFWA 2013 Good Guy Award winner

NOTE: This is the second of five major off-field awards to be presented this week by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA). The remaining schedule of awards to be announced: Wednesday 6/19-Dick McCann Award (distinguished reporter); Thursday 6/20-Jack Horrigan Award (league/club official who helps the media the most); Friday 6/21-Pete Rozelle Award (top PR staff).

ATLANTA FALCONS’ TONY GONZALEZ SELECTED AS PFWA’S 2013 GOOD GUY AWARD WINNER

Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez was selected as the PFWA's 2013 Good Guy Award winner. (Photo Credit: AP Images)

Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez was selected as the PFWA’s 2013 Good Guy Award winner. (Photo Credit: AP Images)

Atlanta tight end Tony Gonzalez, who helped lead the Falcons to the NFC’s No. 1 seed and a NFC Championship Game appearance, has been selected as the 2013 Good Guy Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA).

Gonzalez, the ninth Good Guy Award winner, is the first member of the Falcons to receive the honor from the PFWA and the first non-quarterback to be selected for the award since 2007.

The Good Guy Award is given to a NFL player for his qualities and professional style in helping pro football writers do their jobs. The award was first given by the PFWA in 2005.

Gonzalez, who had said during Falcons training camp that he was 95 percent sure he would retire after the 2012 season, had one of his best seasons at age 36 as the Falcons went 13-3 and won the NFC South. One of the NFL’s most popular players, Gonzalez caught a team-high 93 passes for 930 yards and eight touchdowns, earning his 13th Pro Bowl appearance. In Week 10, he had 11 receptions for 122 yards and two touchdowns at New Orleans as he became the first tight end in NFL history with 100 TD catches.

Gonzalez holds NFL tight-end records for career receptions (1,242), receiving yards (14,268), TD catches (103), 100-yard games (30) and 1,000-yard seasons (four).

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