Officiating video: player ejections in replay, illegal snaps

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the weekly officiating video today. (video below) Disqualifications In it he covered player disqualifications with an example from the Panthers-Steelers Thursday Night Football game where Panthers safety Eric Reid was disqualified for an unnecessary roughness hit to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger when he hit Roethlisberger in the

Officiating video: 2-point conversions, safety kick recovery, fumble reviews, and the catch process

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the week nine officiating video today. (video below) Two-point conversion try In he covered the two-point conversion play from the Patriots/Bills Monday Night Football game where quarterback Tom Brady had his conversion pass intercepted inside the end zone. The defender fumbled inside the end

Officiating video week 3: Explaining the recent ejections and rules for a dropkick kick-off

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the week three officiating video on Friday (video below). Unnecessary Roughness In it he covered a variety of calls from week two that included the ejection of Atlanta Falcons Damontae Kazee for an illegal hit on Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Kazee hit Newton in

League will use Matthews’ tackle to re-educate defenses how to tackle

http://gty.im/1034567668 In Sunday’s 29-29 tie between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field, Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was flagged late in the 4th quarter for roughing the passer on Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins that would eventually be the catalyst for the league’s second tie game in a week. Cousins