NFLRA boss says crews calling what the league wants called

The NFL Referees Association, the officials' union, says people criticizing the officials have misplaced their ire. Scott Green, executive director of the NFLRA and a 23-year officiating veteran, says the league's officials are simply calling what the NFL wants called. Green spoke to NFL.com, the league's in-house news outlet.  The issue from

Officiating video: Riveron explains another reversed catch by Serferian-Jenkins

Embed from Getty Images Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron released the week 12 officiating video today (video below). In it he covered:  Catch/no catch. In a scoring review from the Panthers at Jets game, it was quite controversially determined that tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins did not maintain control going to

The Week 1 disciplinary roundup

Each week, we will try to tally the fines and suspensions imposed for on-field conduct this year. The NFL does not officially report this information; usually a team beat reporter will confirm with the league, so it is a patchwork effort to produce this list. Steelers cornerback Troy Polamalu, fined $15,000,

Week 12 open forum, assignments

Updated 11/29 for new feature, below If you see a call that is a turkey, let us know in the comments section of this post. Referee assignments are after the jump. Update: Starting this week, we will update the open forum with any calls we read about that aren't worthy of