7 officiating observations for the 2019 season

Happy New Year! The 2019 regular season is over and before we enter into the playoffs, here are seven officiating observations that stood out for me this year. 1. Pass interference replay challenges are not a silver bullet After a much publicized pass interference miss in last year's NFC Championship game, the

Week 17 officiating liveblog

Football Zebras is covering the officials and rules interpretations for Week 17 in the NFL with live updates of the final games of the regular season. If you see anything confusing, unusual, or controversial, please let us know. Leave a comment below Send us a tweet @footballzebras Connect with us through Facebook Reply on Instagram [icon name="spinner" class="fa-spin fa-fw"] Live

Hit on Kalif Raymond was legal, despite media outrage

The media screamed about a "blatant" (aren't they always?) missed hit on the Titans Kalif Raymond. After Raymond completed his catch, defender C.J. Gardner-Johnson delivered a hard hit on Raymond, forcing a fumble and New Orleans Saints recovery and long return (video). https://twitter.com/FTBeard11/status/1208856020597915649 Yes, it was a hard hit. Yes,, Raymond was

Week 17 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Tony Corrente will be the referee for Game 256 — the Sunday night game between the 49ers and Seahawks which will determine who will win the NFC West, and who will enter the postseason as the NFC's fifth seed. Scott Novak and his crew have the week

Week 16 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Scott Novak, John Hussey, and Clete Blakeman are the referees for the Saturday tripleheader on NFL Network. Shawn Smith and his crew are off this week. Saturday, Dec. 21 Texans at Buccaneers  NFLN  —  Scott Novak Bills at Patriots  NFLN  —  John Hussey Rams at 49ers  NFLN  —  Clete Blakeman Sunday, Dec.

Week 15 officiating liveblog

Football Zebras is covering the officials and rules interpretations for Week 14 in the NFL with live updates below on Sunday. If you see anything confusing, unusual, or controversial, please let us know. Leave a comment below Send us a tweet @footballzebras Connect with us through Facebook Reply on Instagram Live updates loading ...