Thanks to team photographers and our friends at Getty Images, here are photos of NFL officials in action this opening weekend. Click on a photo to begin the gallery.
The NFL officials had to issue too many ejections in Week 1. Of the three, two were for unsportsmanlike conduct and one was due to a flagrant helmet foul. One of the first games of the day features a disqualification The yellow laundry starting flying early in Jacksonville. Jaguars linebacker Myles Jack
Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron says that 12 of the 14 roughing the passer fouls on Sunday were correct. The 14 roughing the passer calls are double compared to Week 1 last season. Riveron's remarks were in an interview with NFL Media reporter Tom Pelissero. Riveron says referee Shawn
Here are photos of officials in action in Week 1, courtesy of team photographers and Getty Images. From team photographers (click on photo to open gallery): From Getty Images: Bart Longson (2) and Patrick Turner (13) meet Bill Belichick Embed from Getty Images Clete Blakeman takes a spill Embed from Getty Images Gene Steratore and Ed Walker