A salute to the veterans in stripes

We recognize with profound respect all those who have served our country on this day, and we salute the veterans on the NFL officiating staff. Click or tap an image above to open as slides.   RO Tom Sifferman (Vietnam War, USA) RO 1st Lt. Carl Madsen (Vietnam War, USAF) Of note, field judge Mearl

NFL posts a new opening for VP of officiating training and development

The NFL is now accepting applicants for a new position to lead training and development initiatives for its current officials. The position was created as a result of a provision in the collective bargaining agreement signed last month with the officiating union, which reportedly was to be a vice-president level position.

New video shows Keanu Neal foul for throwing helmet after injury

There was a fair amount of criticism of the officiating crew that flagged an unsportsmanlike conduct foul on Keanu Neal as the Falcons safety was writhing on the turf in pain. There were varying accounts that Neal removed his helmet, but an injured player may remove his helmet legally. Reports