Officiating video week 3: Explaining the recent ejections and rules for a dropkick kick-off

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the week three officiating video on Friday (video below). Unnecessary Roughness In it he covered a variety of calls from week two that included the ejection of Atlanta Falcons Damontae Kazee for an illegal hit on Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Kazee hit Newton in

Officiating video: Avoiding landing on the quarterback with full body weight will keep flags in pockets

Embed from Getty Images With a very quick turnaround time, senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron has produced another video of notable calls from the weekend, in preparation for the teams entering their final preseason game this Thursday (video below). While most of the calls were summarized in our post

Officiating video: Receivers can still be defenseless even after the catch process is over

http://gty.im/1024193932 In his recent installment of the weekly officiating video, senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron explained numerous calls from the second week of preseason games, including defenseless receivers, the new kickoff rules, and the new and ever-popular lowering the head to initiate contact foul (video below). Holding a defender into the quarterback In

Wild Card officiating video: QB-to-QB catch, 15 vs. 5 enforcement on a punt, 10-second runoffs for injuries

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the NFL wildcard weekend playoff officiating video (below), and in it, he covered the following: Quarterback pass-catch. In the Titans at Chiefs game, Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota rolled out of the pocket and tried to throw a pass to the end zone that was

Officiating video: spiking in bench area, low blocks, picks, forward pitches

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the week 17 officiating video (below). In it he covered, among other things, a taunting situation with Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson in their season finale against the Patriots. Anderson caught a pass and went out bounds inside the Patriots sideline. As

Officiating video: Riveron explains another reversed catch by Serferian-Jenkins

Embed from Getty Images Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the week 12 officiating video today (video below). In it he covered:  Catch/no catch. In a scoring review from the Panthers at Jets game, it was quite controversially determined that tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins did not maintain control going to