Category Archives: Preseason

Referee assignments, Preseason Week 4

The list of the NFL replacement officials for the final preseason week is available after the jump. NOTE: The officials that are listed were scheduled to work the games indicated. After reviewing the officials shown in the NFL gamebooks, we … Continue reading

Preseason referee assignments, Week 3

The list of the NFL replacement officials for the third preseason week is available after the jump.

Rodgers-Cromartie fined $21K for launching

The NFL assessed its first fine of the season for an on-field infraction against Eagles safety Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. Last Thursday, Rodgers-Cromartie hit Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich by lowering his helmet and leaping towards him. In the NFL rulebook, this is … Continue reading

Referee assignments, Preseason Week 2

The list of the NFL replacement officials for the second preseason week is available after the jump.

Giants crew confused with penalty at :02

Preseason Week 1: Giants at Jaguars 4th Qtr | :12 | Jaguars 32-31 | NYG ball | 3rd & 3 @ JAX 45 Giants quarterback (wait, let me google it) Ryan Perrilloux completed a pass but was beyond the line … Continue reading

Was Rodgers-Cromartie hard hit a flag test?

Steelers at Eagles 1st Qtr | 1:12 | Steelers 3-0 | Steelers ball | 3rd & 16 @ PIT 24 | video Eagles safety Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie will obviously be the first player lined up to pay at the NFL disciplinary … Continue reading

Preseason Week 1 Thursday commentary

It still is summer, and we usually lay low here during the preseason. But, given the circumstances of the replacement NFL referees, we are going to sporadically add some thoughts here about the calls made by the officials through the … Continue reading

Referee temps have ’01 scab experience

Crossing the proverbial picket line is familiar to some of this year’s replacement officials. That’s because the NFL has found somebody that they used to know. Eleven years ago, when the NFL Referees Association went on strike, the league hired … Continue reading

Preseason Week 1 referee assignments

The list of the NFL replacement officials for the first preseason week. Please use the comments section if you recognize a name on this list. Updated Aug. 7, 6:45 p.m. with all assignments.

First female official doesn’t earn stripes, milestone comes with asterisk

According to Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times, former Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference referee Shannon Eastin has been assigned as an official for Thursday’s Packers-Chargers preseason game. It is the first time a female has been assigned to officiate an … Continue reading