5 observations from Super Bowl LII

Another season is in the record books, capped off by one of the best Super Bowls ever. Here are five officiating takeaways from the big game. Communicate! Twice we saw very close touchdown catches and twice we saw field judge Tom Hill and back judge Perry Paganelli communicate before going up with

Photo album: Let’s meet the Super Bowl LII crew

As you get ready for the big game, you can familiarize yourself with the Super Bowl LII crew courtesy of team photographers and Getty Images. Click on a photo to begin the gallery.   Gene Steratore Embed from Getty Images Roy Ellison Embed from Getty Images Jerry Bergman Embed from Getty Images Byron Boston Embed from Getty Images Tom Hill Embed from

Jets late-game TD nullified by timeout that shouldn’t* be called

Jets at Packers (video) The Jets scored an apparent game-tying touchdown, but the play was dead because the Jets bench called timeout prior to the snap. Television replays (with the sideline partially out of frame) show assistant coach Mike Mornhinweg giving a timeout signal, and head coach Rex Ryan is apparently not

Super Bowl officials on field for divisionals?

McAulay, Leavy likely for conference title games Boger, lacking prerequisites, still rumored as top referee This year, the speculation of the postseason assignments seems to be rampant, compared with previous years. For the past decade, regular season officiating crews stayed largely intact, qualifying as a group, with a few substitutions for higher

Quick calls: Week 5

Saints at Panthers | 1st quarter | 3:05 remaining | video. Panthers receiver Steve Smith scored a touchdown and was immediately plowed over by Saints safety Roman Harper. You don't need to drag out the Pythagorean theorem to see that Harper's angle on the play only has him meeting Smith