NFL100: When John McDonough called The Longest Game on Christmas Day

It's always hard for officials to be away from home on a special holiday. So it was for referee John McDonough and his officiating crew, scheduled to work the Christmas Day divisional playoff game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the visiting Miami Dolphins. McDonough, who officiated Super Bowl IV, and

Hit on Kalif Raymond was legal, despite media outrage

The media screamed about a "blatant" (aren't they always?) missed hit on the Titans Kalif Raymond. After Raymond completed his catch, defender C.J. Gardner-Johnson delivered a hard hit on Raymond, forcing a fumble and New Orleans Saints recovery and long return (video). https://twitter.com/FTBeard11/status/1208856020597915649 Yes, it was a hard hit. Yes,, Raymond was

Chuck Heberling, referee of The Drive passes away

Charles "Ace" Heberling, 1925–2019 Chuck Heberling, a NFL line judge and referee for 23 seasons passed away Dec. 9 at the age of 94. Heberling worked Super Bowl XXIII as a replay official, and was in uniform as an alternate for Super Bowls XIII and XXI. He wore uniform number 46 for