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Embed from Getty Images   Line judge Jeff Seeman had a career night. Ruling correctly on two impressive and athletic toe-tap receptions, Seeman also ran in to sell his call on Julian Edelman's crazy catch. To top that off, Seeman was there to call the overtime touchdown as the Patriots won Super

New rules are the focus of weekly media tape

NFL 2016 Preseason Officiating Video

The NFL's vice-president of officiating, Dean Blandino, has returned with his first officiating video of the year. The NFL's preseason video focuses on rule changes and points of emphasis related to player safety. Points mentioned in the video include: All two-man high-low blocks are now illegal. See our earlier post on the

Pete Morelli selected as 2016 Pro Bowl referee

 Pete Morelli has been selected as the referee for the 2016 NFL Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. This will also be George Hayward's last game as he is set to retire after 25 years in the NFL.   Yrs2015 crewCollegeOccupationR135Pete Morelli19 St Mary’shigh school principalU71Ruben Fowler10MorelliHuston-Tillotsonretired firefighterHL54George Hayward25CorrenteMissouri Westernvice-president and

Replay reversals up sharply

 View image | gettyimages.com The percentage of reversals on coach's challenges has risen about 5 percentage points from 39.4% at the end of the 2014 season to 43.4% after week 4, while the reversal percentage including booth reviews has increased 10 percentage points from 36.6% to 46.2%.Jim Caldwell leads the pack