Week 2 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'mA6aFSTnT51Ektx5pqaruw',sig:'b6FI8b6ggRayWTjs0RobPdIYI-Gu-_mFxQc5Xopxbzc=',w:'594px',h:'428px',items:'626584752',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); Clete Blakeman is the referee for the Thursday night contest in Cincinnati between the Texans and Bengals. This week also marks the opening of Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta where the Falcons will play their home opener against the Packers on Sunday night. The Chargers

Week 1 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'H3XnQPMmQMVzjQ1D7PPalA',sig:'2lyDpoh9ADYzHIcK1IySb1E-Sh5iqh2e6dOGf7sS8ug=',w:'594px',h:'418px',items:'504154466',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); Bill Vinovich is the referee in Foxborough, Mass., for the annual kickoff game on Thursday night between the Chiefs and Patriots. Ed Hochuli's crew has their scheduled bye week, and due to the rescheduling of the Buccaneers-Dolphins game to Week 11, Pete Morelli and

Referee assignments, preseason week 4

Embed from Getty Images The 2017 NFL preseason concludes this week with all games on Thursday that all kick off in the 7:00 hour, local time. There are four officials that will be trying out for the referee position and will head the crews that they will be working on during

Referee assignments, preseason week 3

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

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