Jordy Nelson scored on a catch that was not a catch

NFL senior vice president of officiating Dean Blandino addressed the touchdown by Packers receiver Jordy Nelson in his weekly Official Review segment on NFL Network. In the Sunday night game, Nelson caught a 13-yard pass in the end zone from quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Redskins defensive back Josh Norman immediately knocked

Blooper pass was not a blooper by the crew Week 7: Texans at Broncos (video) The first play of the fourth quarter lead to confusion on both sides of the ball as Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler appeared to have an incomplete pass when the ball slipped from his hands. After a brief conference with his crew, referee Carl Cheffers announced

Week 7 referee assignments

Embed from Getty Images John Parry is the referee for the Thursday night game between the Chicago Bears (airing opposite of the Cubs in Game 5 of the NLCS) and the Green Bay Packers (from the smallest U.S. television market with a major pro sports team). Who said viewership was down? The

Quick calls: Week 17

Keep checking here for rolling coverage throughout the day on Sunday. If you see anything confusing, unusual, or controversial, please let us know.Leave a comment belowSend us a tweet @footballzebrasConnect with us through FacebookPost on the Behind the Football Stripes forum // Raiders at ChiefsIt is the end of

Week 13 referee assignments

Carl Cheffers has the Thursday night matchup on CBS and the NFL Network.Clete Blakeman's crew is off this week. We are looking into a rumor that referee Pete Morelli and his crew will be moved from the Sunday night game into a Sunday afternoon slot to avoid undue exposure after

Steratore crew defeated in Monday night game

It takes a lot for this space to turn on the crews. This year has been particularly troubling for officiating, although a fair share of the criticism has been a mixture of trumped-up rhetoric and outrage over quick judgement calls without the benefit of replay. Improved technology that offers crisp

Week 3 referee assignments

View image | Second-year referee Ron Torbert will have the Thursday night game in the Meadowlands. Brad Allen's crew has the week off. // Thursday, Sept. 24 Washington at Giants CBS NFLN — Ron Torbert Sunday, Sept. 27 Bengals at Ravens — Walt Anderson Saints at Panthers — Ed Hochuli Raiders at Browns — Clete