John Parry is the referee for Super Bowl LIII

Football Zebras has confirmed that John Parry will be the referee for Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron first reported the assignment. Parry, 53, is currently in his 19th season and 12th as referee. Super Bowl LIII will be Parry’s 13th postseason assignment; among those

Divisional Playoffs photo album, 2018 season

With thanks to Getty Images and team photographers, please enjoy several photos of officials in action during the Divisional Playoffs. Click on a photo to begin the gallery. Sarah Thomas (New England Patriots)Sarah Thomas and crew (New England Patriots)Terrence Miles (Kansas City Chiefs)Mark Steinkirchner (New England Patriots)Mike Spanier (Los Angeles Rams)Mike

Divisional Playoffs liveblog: Eagles at Saints

2018 NFC Divisional Playoffs Follow us here for rolling coverage of the calls and rules interpretations of the NFC Divisional Playoff game from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. 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 2018 crew College Occupation R 51 Carl Cheffers 19 California-Irvine sales manager U 20 Barry

Divisional Playoffs liveblog: Chargers at Patriots

2018 AFC Divisional Playoffs Follow us here for rolling coverage of the calls and rules interpretations of the AFC Divisional Playoff game from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. If you have any questions or comments, use the comments section of this post, or tweet us @footballzebras. Today's crew is headed by Ron Torbert. Yrs 2018 crew College Occupation R 62 Ron

Divisional Playoffs liveblog: Cowboys at Rams

2018 NFC Divisional Playoffs Follow us here for rolling coverage of the calls and rules interpretations of the NFC Divisional Playoff game from the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. If you have any questions or comments, use the comments section of this post, or tweet us @footballzebras. Today's crew is headed by John Parry.       Yrs 2018 crew College Occupation R 132 John

Divisional Playoffs liveblog: Colts at Chiefs

2018 AFC Divisional Playoffs 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 John Hussey.       Yrs 2018

Who will be the referee for Super Bowl LIII? We think it will be one of these two

Super Bowl LIII is fast approaching and the officiating crew assignment is approaching faster. Traditionally, the Super Bowl referee officiates on the field in one divisional playoff game. If the NFL follows that tradition, one of the four referees this weekend will toss the coin the first Sunday in February. Since

Hussey, Parry, Torbert, and Cheffers are Divisional Playoff referees

Football Zebras has confirmed the officiating crews for the Divisional Playoffs. Officials are listed with their uniform number, years of NFL experience (including this season), the crew each official worked with in the regular season (by the referee’s name), college, and outside occupation. All times are Eastern. Three alternates are assigned to each