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
In this week's officiating video, senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron discussed five plays from the final week of the preseason to help illustrate two major rules changes for this season: illegal blindside blocks and pass interference being a reviewable aspect of a play. Illegal blindside blocks A frequent topic of
Embed from Getty Images Tony Corrente is the referee for the annual kickoff game on Thursday night between the Packers and Bears to kick off the NFL's centennial season. Clete Blakeman will preside over the Sunday night battle between the Steelers and Super Bowl LIII champion Patriots, and John Hussey and
In this installment of senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron's weekly officiating tapes, the head of officials looks solely at pass interference calls with respect to the new replay rules that make pass interference reviewable. This week's video is broken down in four major parts: the review of offensive
http://gty.im/1052188208 The preseason is entering its third week and there will be no special experiments with the crews this week. This will be the first week so far in the preseason where every crew on the field this weekend will be working with their regular season-assigned crew. All times below are Eastern.
Embed from Getty Images In his second weekly video of the preseason, senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron highlighted more plays from last week's slate of games regarding use of the helmet, blindside and crackback blocks, and the process of the catch. Use of the helmet (UOH) In more discussion regarding the
https://streamable.com/ncfdq Questionable calls in preseason games usually go unnoticed outside of the limited areas where the game is televised, but a call from the Cincinnati-Washington game Thursday night has some fans up in arms. Washington receiver Kelvin Harmon was flagged for offensive pass interference on a play early in the fourth
http://gty.im/1090192712 In the second week of the preseason, the officiating department has assigned officials in the Officiating Development Program (ODP) to work on NFL crews. Also, after a one-year hiatus, there will be more experimentation with an eighth official. Back judge Perry Paganelli will work as a second back judge, referred