Week 3 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Jerome Boger will lead his crew on Thursday night in Cleveland for the Jets-Browns matchup, which will be the final Thursday night contest to air solely on the NFL Network for the remainder of the season. Starting next week, Thursday night games will be jointly aired on

Week 2 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Walt Anderson is the referee for the Thursday night contest in Cincinnati between the Ravens and Bengals. Shawn Smith's crew is off this week.  Thursday, Sept. 13 Ravens at Bengals  NFLN —  Walt Anderson Sunday, Sept. 16 Panthers at Falcons  —  Bill Vinovich Chargers at Bills  —  Clay Martin Vikings at Packers  — 

Week 1 referee assignments

  John Hussey is the referee in Philadelphia for the annual kickoff game on Thursday night between the Falcons and Super Bowl LII champion Eagles. Alex Kemp's crew is off this week.  Thursday, Sept. 6 Falcons at Eagles  NBC  —  John Hussey Sunday, Sept. 9 Bills at Ravens  —  Shawn Hochuli Steelers at Browns  —  Shawn Smith Bengals at

Officiating video: Avoiding landing on the quarterback with full body weight will keep flags in pockets

Embed from Getty Images With a very quick turnaround time, senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron has produced another video of notable calls from the weekend, in preparation for the teams entering their final preseason game this Thursday (video below). While most of the calls were summarized in our post

Referee assignments, preseason week 4

Embed from Getty Images The 2018 NFL preseason concludes this week with all games on Thursday that all kick off around 7:00 in each stadium's local time. Umpire Barry Anderson and field judge Brad Rogers will be trying out for the referee position to finalize the four total tryouts for this season.

Ed Hochuli joins judging panel for new NFL Way to Play Award

Embed from Getty Images As part of the initiative to uphold player safety through proper techniques in game play, the league has created the NFL Way to Play Award to commend players who best demonstrate the actions that the NFL expects out of the players. A panel of six experts has

Officiating video: Receivers can still be defenseless even after the catch process is over

http://gty.im/1024193932 In his recent installment of the weekly officiating video, senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron explained numerous calls from the second week of preseason games, including defenseless receivers, the new kickoff rules, and the new and ever-popular lowering the head to initiate contact foul (video below). Holding a defender into the quarterback In

Referee assignments, preseason week 3

The preseason is entering its third week and there will be no special experiments with the crews this week. The development program has closed so that those officials can return to their respective college conferences. All times below are Eastern. Live games on NFL Network will only be telecast on local

Referee assignments, preseason week 2

Embed from Getty Images In the second week of the preseason, the officiating department will begin experimenting with development program officials and the continued interleague agreement with Canadian Football League officials. This week will also feature two new white-hat tryouts, as side judges Scott Novak, pictured above, and Adrian Hill will