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- [MLB] 2014 baseball observations April 19, 2014
- NHL ref supports young ref abused at a Manitoba game April 18, 2014
- Retirements? April 18, 2014
- Stanley Cup Officials - First Round April 17, 2014
- New hires?? April 17, 2014
- [MLB] Are umpire-manager blowups becoming extinct? April 16, 2014
- [MLB] New book by Doug Harvey April 16, 2014
- [MLB] New book by Al Clark April 16, 2014
- Archive of Officials' Numbers April 16, 2014
- Video: Future/former NFL officials in USFL debut? April 16, 2014
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- Referee assignments for Wild Card games: Anderson, Vinovich, Triplette, Hochuli (39)
- Patriots get interference flag on last-second play, seconds later flag picked up (26)
- Referee assignments for Divisional round: Blakeman, Cheffers, McAulay, Morelli (25)
- Steelers block FG, scoop ball, lateral, bobble, knock out of bounds. Packers ball?! (20)
- Quick calls: Week 6 (18)
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Category Archives: Preseason
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
The list of the NFL replacement officials for the third preseason week is available after the jump.
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
The list of the NFL replacement officials for the second preseason week is available after the jump.
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
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
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
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
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.
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