Prospective NFL officials to be evaluated at the Reese’s Senior Bowl

While NFL scouts and teams will evaluate players again this weekend, the NFL will again use the Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama to evaluate some of its officials in the Officiating Development Program. Kickoff is on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Eastern and airs on the NFL Network. Since the termination

Wild Card officiating video: QB-to-QB catch, 15 vs. 5 enforcement on a punt, 10-second runoffs for injuries

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the NFL wildcard weekend playoff officiating video (below), and in it, he covered the following: Quarterback pass-catch. In the Titans at Chiefs game, Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota rolled out of the pocket and tried to throw a pass to the end zone that was

Officiating video: spiking in bench area, low blocks, picks, forward pitches

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the week 17 officiating video (below). In it he covered, among other things, a taunting situation with Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson in their season finale against the Patriots. Anderson caught a pass and went out bounds inside the Patriots sideline. As

Officiating video: Riveron explains another reversed catch by Serferian-Jenkins

Embed from Getty Images Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the week 12 officiating video today (video below). In it he covered:  Catch/no catch. In a scoring review from the Panthers at Jets game, it was quite controversially determined that tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins did not maintain control going to

Week 11 officiating video: Kick catch interference, illegal touching, and penalty enforcement

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the week 11 officiating video this weekend. In it he covered: Kick catch interference: In a play during the first quarter of the Jaguars at Browns game, the Jaguars punted and during the kick before the catch, a Jaguars defender appeared to interfere

Officiating video: legal contact on the QB, the catch process, penalty enforcement at halftime, and coach’s challenges

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the week 10 officiating video (below). Among the items covered were: Legal contact on a quarterback. Contact after the quarterback has thrown the ball is under consideration for a foul when a defender leaves his feet to make contact. In this case, it

Week 9 officiating video: no pass interference on punt formations, legal contact, and penalty enforcements

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the week nine officiating video (below). In it he covered the following scenarios: Pass interference on a punt. By rule, any time there are receivers at the end of the line on each side of the formation, there can be no pass interference