Officiating video: contact on the quarterback, illegal touching, and when a fumble isn’t a fumble

In his next video installment, senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron highlighted three categories of plays from last week's action, in order to explain some complex and controversial rulings. Contacting the quarterback In a few different plays regarding contact on passing, scrambling, and sliding quarterbacks, Riveron detailed what acts constitute a

Week 6 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Brad Allen will be the referee this Thursday for the primetime game between the Giants and Patriots. Walt Anderson will travel to London for the early morning NFC South game between the Panthers and Buccaneers. Tony Corrente, Ron Torbert, and Craig Wrolstad are all off this week. Scheduled

Officiating video: letting fumbles play out, unsportsmanlike substitution tactics, roughing the passer, and use of the helmet

In this week's media tape, senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron has highlighted more plays from last week, including reviewing a fumble that was let play out on the field, fouls for unsportsmanlike conduct for using deceitful substitution tactics, roughing the passer fouls, and fouls for use of the

Week 5 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Scott Novak, in his first season as a white hat, will be the referee this week on Thursday night, and lead his crew as the Rams play the Seahawks in Seattle. Tony Corrente will travel across the pond to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London for the first

Week 4 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Clay Martin will be the referee for Thursday Night Football this week at Lambeau Field as the Eagles face off against the Packers. Clete Blakeman and Jerome Boger are off this week. Scheduled assignments are subject to unannounced changes. Thursday, Sep. 26 Eagles at Packers  NFLN  —  Clay Martin Sunday, Sep.

Week 3 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Shawn Hochuli will lead his crew this Thursday into Jacksonville for the divisional clash between the Titans and Jaguars. Brad Allen and his crew are off this week. Scheduled assignments are subject to unannounced changes. Thursday, Sep. 19 Titans at Jaguars  NFLN  —  Shawn Hochuli Sunday, Sep. 22 Falcons at Colts  — 

Officiating video: disqualifications, blindside blocks, and reviewing Hail Mary passes for pass interference

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released his weekly officiating video this week, covering different plays of interest from games in the inaugural week of the centennial season of the NFL. Disqualifications There were three disqualifications last week. Jaguars linebacker Myles Jack threw a punch at a Chiefs’ player and back

Week 2 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Jerome Boger will be the referee for Thursday Night Football this week as the Buccaneers take on the Panthers in Charlotte. Brad Rogers and his crew are off this week. Thursday, Sep. 12 Buccaneers at Panthers  NFLN  —  Jerome Boger Sunday, Sep. 15 Cardinals at Ravens  —  Ron Torbert Bills at Giants