Competition Committee studying targeting, QB protections, catch process, and ‘non-football illegal acts’ for potential rule changes

Three weeks fresh off Super Bowl LII, senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron, the eight-man Competition Committee, and commissioner Roger Goodell have already begun reviewing certain plays of note from the 2017 NFL season in preparation for the owners' meeting in March, where rules changes and points of emphasis

Walt Anderson is the referee for the 2018 Pro Bowl

Walt Anderson has been selected as the referee for the 2018 NFL Pro Bowl at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla.       Yrs 2017 crew College Occupation R 66 Walt Anderson 22   Texas college officiating coordinator, retired dentist U 115 Tony Michalek 16 Hussey Indiana communications specialist, USA Football officiating director DJ 37 Jim Howey 19 (swing) Erskine College director of adult education LJ 107 Ron Marinucci 21 Hussey Glassboro State vice president, novelty cone company FJ 82 Buddy Horton 19 Corrente Oregon State water service worker SJ 26 Jabir Walker 3 Allen Murray State math teacher BJ 5 Jim Quirk 8 Cheffers Middlebury financial

Gene Steratore is confirmed as referee for Super Bowl LII

Gene Steratore will be the referee heading the Super Bowl LII officiating team on Feb. 4 in Minneapolis. The assignments were officially given to the crew today, and this will be Steratore’s first Super Bowl assignment. Steratore worked the Divisional Playoff game between the Saints and Vikings, which included a wild finish where Minnesota stole

Clete Blakeman and Ed Hochuli will officiate Conference Championships

Football Zebras has confirmed that Clete Blakeman will lead the crew for the AFC Championship game and Ed Hochuli will be the referee in the NFC Championship. In an interesting development, several officials have received their second on-field playoff assignment for this season. Traditionally, those officials who receive two playoff assignments

Vinovich, Torbert, Allen, and Steratore will lead Divisional Playoff crews

Football Zebras has confirmed the officiating crews 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. Three alternates are assigned to

Triplette, Hochuli, Hussey, and Corrente are Wild Card referees

Football Zebras has confirmed the referees for the Wild Card weekend. 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. Three alternates are assigned to

Week 17 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Bill Vinovich will be the referee for the clash between the Panthers and Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, which will greatly help in cementing the playoff landscape of the NFC. Carl Cheffers and his crew have the week off. In recent weeks, the officiating department has been

Week 16 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Tony Corrente and Carl Cheffers will be working the Saturday night games in Baltimore and Green Bay, respectively. Bill Vinovich and Ron Torbert will be working on Christmas Day. Walt Coleman has the holiday weekend off. Update: Walt Anderson is now scheduled for LAR-TEN, Brad Allen has MIA-KC,

Week 15 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images <span data-mce-type="bookmark" style="display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;" class="mce_SELRES_start"></span> Terry McAulay kicks off the fifteenth week of the NFL season with the Thursday night game in Indianapolis. Jeff Triplette and Walt Anderson will be working the two Saturday night games in Detroit and Kansas City, respectively. Brad