Rule change plugs the hole to drain the clock

At the 2017 NFL owners meeting this past spring, owners voted to approve a rule change proposed by the Competition Committee that disallows teams to intentionally commit multiple fouls during the same down designed to manipulate the clock. Officially, the new rule (12-3-3) reads: A team may not commit multiple fouls

50 Super Bowl calls, Part 4: XX to XI

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

Line judge Gary Arthur returns to the field this weekend

 View image | Veteran official has recovered from serious Week 1 injuriesGary Arthur is back. He's back on Gene Steratore's crew. That's something many of us thought was impossible for this season after the veteran line judge was seriously injured in Week 1 action in Denver.In the first quarter, on