If you are a fan of basketball, you are well aware of flopping -- the art of exaggerating contact to try to draw a foul on your opponent. Well, the art of flopping is also alive and well in the NFL, fans just haven't heard a referee call it such.
Modern communications makes position redundant The NFL has discontinued its game observer program starting for the 2014 season. Retired NFL officials usually filled these positions. The eight game observers were informed that their services were no longer required after the 2013 season. Don Carlsen is a former NFL side judge who retired