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Super Bowl LI liveblog: Patriots vs. Falcons

Live coverage from our all-star team of writers on the calls and rules interpretations of Super Bowl LI from NRG Stadium in Houston.



Follow us here and through the game for our live coverage of the calls and rules interpretations of Super Bowl LI from NRG Stadium in Houston.

This will conclude our coverage of our eighth full season, and we have four new writers completing their first with us: Cam Filipe, Matt Holmquist, Patrick Weber, and Rich Madrid. We will have our all-star crew on the game which also includes Marcus Griep, Josh Lewis, assistant editor Mark Schultz, and editor-in-chief Ben Austro.

Carl Cheffers is the referee for Super Bowl LI. His all-star crew includes:

      Yrs 2016 crew College Occupation
R 51 Carl Cheffers 17   California-Irvine sales manager
U 64 Dan Ferrell 14 Corrente Cal State-Fullerton director, parts logistics and supply chain management
HL 79 Kent Payne 13 Cheffers Nebraska Wesleyan teacher
LJ 45 Jeff Seeman 15 Parry Minnesota brokerage sales
FJ 67 Doug Rosenbaum 16 Morelli Illinois Wesleyan financial consultant
SJ 109 Dyrol Prioleau 10 Triplette Johnson C Smith manager, law firm
BJ 30 Todd Prukop 8 Corrente Cal State-Fullerton medical sales representative
ALT R Walt Coleman 28   Arkansas manager dairy processor
ALT U Tony Michalek 15 Hussey Indiana USA Football officiating director
ALT LoS Mike Spanier 18 (swing) St Cloud State middle school principal
ALT DEEP Michael Banks 15 Vinovich Illinois State carpenter foreman
ALT BJ Greg Yette 7 Torbert Howard defense contractor
  • Replay official: Tom Sifferman (Hochuli)
  • Replay assistant: Marvin LeBlanc (Houston-based)
  • Supervisor: Gary Slaughter
  • Observers: Dean Blandino, Al Riveron

Image: Football Zebras graphic by Chad Young, photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images Sport

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