Embed from Getty Images 2017 replay statistics A year of many modifications to replay is coming to an end, and overall, the rate of reversals has dropped for the first time since the 2014 season. This year's centralization of replay gave senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron and his team in
In a season with vast replay changes and many notable reviews, not much has changed statistically, as the success rate of coaches' challenges is currently mirroring last year's rate. Coaches are ½ challenge below 50 percent, which is the same as 2016 (including postseason). Perhaps the biggest change in replay this
Embed from Getty Images Football Zebras has obtained the officiating crew rosters for the 2017 NFL season. This season, there are 8 new officials to replace officials that retired or were moved up to the league office. There are five veteran officials designated as swing officials, matching last season's record-level bench.
The NFL has posted the job description and application for the vacant position of senior vice president of officiating. SVP, Officiating The SVP -- Officiating will oversee all aspects of the Officiating Department inclusive of crew selection, training, performance assessment, communications and policy development with the primary goal being consistency and accuracy. Responsibilities: Manage multiple,
Embed from Getty Images Replay statistics through Week 14 Following last year's spike in replay challenges, NFL head coaches were able to maintain a similar success rate when tossing the red flag through the first 14 weeks of the regular season. At the conclusion of last season, reversals following a coach's challenge
The NFL fines for the 2016 season are subject to an automatic 5% increase from the previous season, according to the provision of the collective bargaining agreement with the players union and the league. Offenses against game officials Violation First Offense Second Offense Physical contact with official $30,387 $60,775 Verbal or other non-physical offense against official $24,309 $48,620 Player safety rules
Embed from Getty Images Football Zebras has obtained the officiating crew rosters for the 2016 NFL season. This season, three new officials have been hired and only one retired. There are five veteran officials designated as swing officials, up from three last season, who will move between crews through the season.
Embed from Getty Images 2015 replay statistics After a precipitous drop in replay challenges last year, coaches were able to improve their reversal rate in 2015. The success of the red flag cratered at 39.4% last year, after being over 50% the year before -- the difference between those two seasons being