Football Zebras celebrates 10 years

Somewhere in the middle of the 2008 season there was a call that challenged the interpretation of the rules. I was looking to verify my understanding, but everywhere I turned the play was through the lens of the team. It was the right call, even though it was controversial. It

Father’s Day crews

  One of the fun parts of being a dad is when a child wants to join the dad in an activity or hobby, or just wants to spend time together. I'm sure NFL officials are happy when their kids want to take up officiating. That happiness and pride, I'm sure,

How can I watch the Bills-Jaguars game from London?

This is the United States calling, are we reaching?The Bills-Jaguars game on Sunday morning (9:30 a.m. Eastern) from London will be produced by CBS Sports and streamcast by Yahoo. The game will not be televised by the network or on the NFL Sunday Ticket on DirecTV. Kevin Harlan and Rich

Frank Gifford, 1930-2015

View image | Frank Gifford, the Hall of Fame running back for the New York Giants in the 1950s and '60s and longtime broadcaster on Monday Night Football, died at the age of 84, just a week shy of his birthday. Among Gifford's numerous accomplishments, he started for the Giants in

Top Ten signs your crew has a bad official

As a tribute to our dear television friend David Letterman, here is a Football Zebras inspired Top Ten list. From the home office in Wahoo, Nebraska; top ten signs your crew has a bad official. Here we go ... 10. He has all the penalties written on his arms 9. He says he

Super Bowl assignment a triumph for Vinovich on many levels

View image | Referee overcomes life threatening illness and long layoff You might excuse Bill Vinovich if he feels a little extra emotional on Sunday.  Eight years ago, the thought of working a Super Bowl was the last thing on the referee's mind.  In April 2007, Vinovich's goal was to survive