Carl Cheffers is confirmed as referee for Super Bowl LI

Football Zebras exclusive Carl Cheffers will be the referee heading the Super Bowl LI officiating staff on Feb. 5 in Houston. This was widely suspected, and the assignments were officially given to the crew today. This will be Cheffers' first Super Bowl assignment. Cheffers worked the Divisional Playoff game between the Steelers and Chiefs, and he threw the

Jerome Boger selected as 2017 Pro Bowl referee

Embed from Getty Images   Jerome Boger has been selected as the referee for the 2017 NFL Pro Bowl at Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Fla.       Yrs 2016 crew College Occupation R 23 Jerome Boger 13   Morehouse College retired commercial insurance underwriter U 124 Carl Paganelli 17 (swing) Michigan State retired federal probation officer HL 98 Greg Bradley 8 Hochuli Tennessee chemical engineer LJ 100 Tom Symonette 13 Allen Florida certified public accountant FJ 95 James Coleman 12 (swing) Arkansas electrical engineer SJ 25 Bob Waggoner 20 Steratore Juniata College retired probation officer BJ 78 Greg Meyer 15 Vinovich Texas Christian banker ALT 131 Mark Pellis 3 Parry Allegheny financial advisor Replay Al Hynes   Triplette     Side judge

Vinovich and McAulay are Conference Championship referees

Football Zebras exclusive Football Zebras has confirmed that Bill Vinovich will be the referee for the NFC Championship game and Terry McAulay will lead the crew in the AFC Championship. Vinovich is on a championship game three-peat, having worked last year's NFC Championship and Super Bowl XLIX the year before. The year before that

Divisional Playoff liveblog: Steelers at Chiefs

2016 AFC Divisional Playoff Follow us here for rolling coverage of the calls and rules interpretations of the AFC Divisional Playoff game from Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. If you have any questions or comments, use the comments section of this post, or tweet us @footballzebras. Today’s crew is headed by Carl Cheffers.       Yrs 2016 crew College Occupation R 51 Carl

Divisional Playoff liveblog: Packers at Cowboys

2016 NFC Divisional Playoff Follow us here for rolling coverage of the calls and rules interpretations of the NFC Divisional Playoff game from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. If you have any questions or comments, use the comments section of this post, or tweet us @footballzebras. Today’s crew is headed by Tony Corrente.         Yrs 2016 crew College Occupation R 99 Tony Corrente 22   Cal State-Fullerton retired