Steelers reversed TD threaded a line of conclusive evidence

Week 15: Patriots at Steelers It was a pivotal replay call that could be a linchpin in where the AFC Championship game is played. An apparent Steelers touchdown to seal a win was under a lengthy review -- there was no question that tight end Jesse James had crossed the goal prior

NFL tells teams to stop abusing officials

Embed from Getty Images The NFL, in an attempt to protect its officials, sent a memo to all teams on Monday warning of "significant" punishment if players and coaches continue to physically and verbally abuse officials. According to ESPN's Kevin Seifert, Troy Vincent, NFL executive vice president of football operations, wrote, "In

FJ Fitz Graf, veteran of 4 Super Bowls and Ice Bowl, passes away at 94

  Frederick "Fritz" Graf, 1922-2017 Former NFL field judge, Fritz Graf, who called four Super Bowls, and was on the field for The Ice Bowl, died November 29, at the age of 94. At the time of his death, we think he was the oldest surviving official. Graf was a native of Akron,

Rob Gronkowski suspended for flagrant hit

  Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is suspended one game for a flagrant hit following an interception (video). Gronkowski was apparently frustrated following the interception, possibly exacerbated by the contact on that route, and landed on Bills defensive back Tre'Davious White on the sideline. White left the game with a concussion. The contact on

2017-18 bowl officiating assignments by conference

Football Zebras has obtained the conference assignments of the officiating crews to the 2017-18 bowl games. The Power Five conferences receive five bowls, other conferences receive three, with a fourth assignment rotated annually. All times are Eastern. The conference that assigns the officials for each game is listed in italics.  indicates

Crabtree and Talib suspended for all-out brawl

Update 11/28: The appeals process has reduced the suspensions of Crabtree and Talib to 1 game each, as reported by Adam Schefter citing a source. Therefore, they are now removed from the multigame suspension chart, and the original post appears below. The league has come down hard on the two major