Procedures for assigning mixed crews for the NFL playoffs

The process of assigning playoff officials has been largely a secret, with some of the details not even shared with officials. However, there is a general framework that has been established by the league and the officials’ union.  Sources have told Football Zebras that senior vice president of officiating training and development

Schedule for the 2020 NFL playoffs

Here are the kickoff times and dates for the NFL 2020–21 postseason games. All times are Eastern. Referee assignments will be posted when available. Starting this season, there is one additional Wild Card Playoff game per conference. Therefore, only the top seed in each conference will receive a first-round bye. Wild

Who could we see as an emergency referee this weekend?

Embed from Getty Images The NFL has created a contingency plan to promote an official from the Referee Training Program to the referee position for Week 17 action in the event that multiple referees cannot fulfill their duties due to covid-19-related policy adherence. This has lead many to speculate who are

An official may be promoted to referee as part of Week 17 contingency plan

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Week 17 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images Ron Torbert will be the referee for Game 256 — the Sunday night game between the Washington Football Team and the Philadelphia Eagles, which will determine if Washington will win the NFC East, or if the crown will be awarded to the winner of the Cowboys-Giants game.

Week 16 referee assignments

Adrian Hill will be the referee from New Orleans for the Christmas Day matchup between the Vikings and Saints. Scott Novak, Clete Blakeman, and Tony Corrente will be working the following day for the Saturday slate of games. Clay Martin is off this week. All times Eastern. Scheduled assignments are subject

Week 15 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images John Hussey will preside over the game in Las Vegas on Thursday as the Chargers face the Raiders. Clete Blakeman and Alex Kemp will be working this Saturday in Denver and Green Bay, respectively. Ron Torbert is off this week. Scheduled assignments are subject to change due to