Officiating video: game-ending replay, an extended catch process, and a batted ball in the end zone

NFL senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the weekly officiating video (below), covering the 10 second run-off, the catch process, and illegal batting of the football. In the Falcons versus Lions game, wide receiver Golden Tate caught a touchdown pass from quarterback Matt Stafford with under 10 seconds remaining

Officiating video: Out-of-bounds kickoff spots, Double/After enforcement, and reviewing nullified TDs

In the weekly officiating tape to the media, senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron addressed three plays from the past week (see below). Kickoff out of bounds with another foul. In the Lions-Giants Monday night game, an unsportsmanlike conduct foul was committed on a touchdown, with the assessment going to

NFL Week 1 officiating video: illegal kicks and more

  Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the week 1 officiating video today (video below). Among the numerous items to discuss, Riveron first discussed the defenseless player rule. In this particular play from Monday night, Vikings' running back Dalvin Cook was attempting to catch a pass out of the backfield

Officiating video: Blandino breaks down 3 Super Bowl LI calls

NFL senior vice president of officiating Dean Blandino broke down three calls from Super Bowl LI in his weekly video for the media. The first play is a potential pass/fumble with special forward fumble rule implications. The first play after the two-minute warning in the second quarter, there was a potential

Officiating video: Championship momentum, fumble challenge, and faceguarding

NFL senior vice president of officiating Dean Blandino reviewed three calls from the Conference Championship games in his weekly officiating video. Momentum rule/touchback. The touchback ruling on the Falcons fumble recovery was discussed, essentially covering the points in our previous post. The momentum rule that was invoked on this play was expanded