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

Officiating video: What falls under new ‘use of the helmet’ rule

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron has released his first full weekly rules interpretation video. These videos are primarily targeted to broadcasters and other media covering the NFL, but they also provide context to official interpretations of the rules. These are key this season especially with several new rules

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