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Category: Officiating Dept. Video

Weekly videos released by Dean Blandino and the NFL officiating department.

Officiating video: Leaping and leverage are the calls of the week

Embed from Getty Images   Senior vice president of officiating Dean Blandino released the week 7 officiating video, and within it, discussed three points of interest from last weekend’s games.  Starting off with special teams, Blandino covered both leverage and leaping on a few different field goal plays. He referred back to a Week 1…

Officiating video: ‘We continue to strive for greater consistency’ with pass interference

Dean Blandino released the week 6 officiating video (see the bottom of this post). In it, he covered the horse-collar rule in a play we covered in our Sunday liveblog. In the Redskins-Eagles game, a player tackled and pulled down by the hair is not a horse-collar tackle since the defender’s hand was not on…