Referee assignments, preseason week 2

Embed from Getty Images   In the second week of the preseason, the officiating department will continue to experiment with the middle judge, development program officials, and the interleague agreement with Canadian Football League officials. This week will also feature a new white-hat tryout, as back judge Shawn Hochuli will work at

Officials review rules changes with teams at training camp

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'ZFBXOekFTAt0Ptnveu2S2w',sig:'zqdIZpoXt4EuesRDeeHpQXsFozV9i0ofY0-Dz9cRQ3E=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'614681652',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); Reporting from Foxborough, Mass. Game officials have a three-day assignment at each camp to work practices and to review new rules and points of emphasis for the upcoming season. Players and coaches are given the opportunity to grill the officials assigned to their camp on

Practice fields become classrooms when officials attend training camp

Reporting from Foxborough, Mass. Training camp is essential for all 32 NFL teams in their preparation for a new season. The same can be said for the officiating crews -- working at team's training camps helps the league's officials get their feet wet and practice their mechanics and the new rules

Referee assignments, preseason week 1

The offseason is finally over, and that means the first lineup of NFL preseason games begins this week. The officiating department is not waiting to experiment with their crews, as four games this week will feature an eighth official, four members of the development program will be on the field, and

Back in the saddle: 2017 clinic in Dallas begins

New senior vice president of officiating Alberto Riveron has a busy weekend ahead of him. The 124 NFL officials are meeting in Dallas today for their annual clinic camp, which allows Riveron to have his entire officiating staff together prior to the start of the preseason. This will be the last