NFL posts a new opening for VP of officiating training and development

The NFL is now accepting applicants for a new position to lead training and development initiatives for its current officials. The position was created as a result of a provision in the collective bargaining agreement signed last month with the officiating union, which reportedly was to be a vice-president level position.

Flag for Tracy Walker helmet hit should have been picked up

Analysis by Rich Madrid In Monday night’s week six game against the Packers, Detroit Lions safety Tracy Walker was flagged for unnecessary roughness after going low to defend a pass from Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers to Geronimo Allison. Allison was injured on the play and did not return to the game

Week 6 officiating field report

Football Zebras is covering the officials and rules interpretations for Week 6 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 ...

New union contract contains a retirement incentive for veterans

According to an ESPN report, the NFL will offer a retirement incentive to 22-officials with 20 or more years of experience, provided they retire before the start of the 2020 season.  While we don't expect every official to take the retirement incentive, the upcoming offseason could see the biggest exodus of