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Line judge Sarah Thomas is recovering from a broken wrist sustained in a Week 16 collision (video) at Lambeau Field between the Packers and Vikings, Football Zebras sources have confirmed.
The Vikings receiver came back on a passing route. The receiver caught the ball and was immediately contacted by the
The 97th season league history begins Sunday from the place where the seed was first planted -- Canton, Ohio.
Culminating the enshrinement festivities of the 2016 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday will be the Hall of Fame game between the Packers and Colts, beginning at 8
Super Bowl 50 referee Clete Blakeman has lead a relatively obscure existence in the NFL, with an occasional reference here, although I've even admitted in the past to be "riding high on the Clete Blakeman bandwagon." The first sign that something was piquing the interest of fans on Sunday was when
The Football Zebras staff -- with the assistance of our affiliated forum, Behind the Football Stripes -- has examined the Super Bowls of years past for the work of the officials who, in a given year, achieve the honor of the best of the best. While every team competes for
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Football Zebras has learned from two sources that Bill Leavy, an official in the NFL since 1995, wearing number 127, is stepping aside after 20 years to take the northeastern regional supervisor position for the officiating department, where he will observe other officials and grade
Fortunately, most flagrant actions do not escape cameras
The NFL most recently handed out two punishments for flagrant acts that were not flagged on the field. Ndamukong Suh was fined $70,000 (initially suspended one game but overturned on appeal, but don't get me started on that) for stepping on Packers quarterback
Week 4: Packers at Bears (video at 2:30)
Early in the fourth quarter, the Chicago Bears' game hopes were hanging by a thread. The defense had held the Packers in the red zone forcing a field goal attempt. The field goal was good, however side judge James Coleman threw a flag. The