Officiating crews for the Senior Bowl and Hula Bowl

Football Zebras has confirmed the officiating rosters for the two remaining college invitational all-star games: the Senior Bowl and the Hula Bowl. While NFL scouts and teams will evaluate players again this weekend, the NFL will use the Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. to evaluate some of its developmental officials

Carl Cheffers is the referee for Super Bowl LV. Sarah Thomas becomes the first woman to officiate a Super Bowl

Football Zebras has confirmed that Carl Cheffers will be the referee for Super Bowl LV in Tampa. Cheffers, 60, is in his 21st season and 13th as referee. This is Cheffers’ 15th postseason assignment, including 5 Wild Card Playoffs, 6 Divisional Playoffs, 2 Conference Championships. He previously officiated Super Bowl LI

Torbert, Cheffers, Martin, and Hochuli are Divisional Playoff referees

Football Zebras has confirmed the referees for the Divisional Playoffs. Officials are listed with their uniform number, years of NFL experience (including this season), the crew each official worked with in the regular season (by the referee’s name), college, and outside occupation. All times are Eastern. This year, the NFL has moved

Procedures for assigning mixed crews for the NFL playoffs

The process of assigning playoff officials has been largely a secret, with some of the details not even shared with officials. However, there is a general framework that has been established by the league and the officials’ union.  Sources have told Football Zebras that senior vice president of officiating training and development

Schedule for the 2020 NFL playoffs

Here are the kickoff times and dates for the NFL 2020–21 postseason games. All times are Eastern. Referee assignments will be posted when available. Starting this season, there is one additional Wild Card Playoff game per conference. Therefore, only the top seed in each conference will receive a first-round bye. Wild

Who could we see as an emergency referee this weekend?

Embed from Getty Images The NFL has created a contingency plan to promote an official from the Referee Training Program to the referee position for Week 17 action in the event that multiple referees cannot fulfill their duties due to covid-19-related policy adherence. This has lead many to speculate who are