Mike Evans suspended 1 game for hit that incited fight

http://gty.im/1424995659 The NFL has suspended Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans for one game for steamrolling Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore during a post-play skirmish that escalated quickly. Evans and Lattimore were both ejected. Evans was singled out because he forcibly inserted himself into the dead-ball activity. He was almost off the field after the

Big Ten referee John O’Neill retires, joins NFL as position coach

Football Zebras as learned through multiple secondary sources, that long-time Big Ten college football referee, John O'Neill, has retired from on-field officiating, and has joined the NFL as a referee position coach. Despite multiple requests, the NFL declined to confirm O'Neill's new position with the league or confirm the

8th on-field official is not likely to be implemented soon in the NFL, if ever

Football Zebras has confirmed that for the fourth time in five years, the NFL will not experiment with an eighth on-field official position in the preseason. The NFL hasn't experimented with an eight-person crew since 2019. The NFL currently has seven on-field officials -- referee, umpire, down judge, line judge, field

NFL officials honor late colleague with patch on hats

NFL officials are honoring former colleague and officiating vice president Wayne Mackie with a commemorative "WM" patch, shown here at the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony on the hat of Carl Cheffers. Mackie passed away suddenly in March at the age of 62. Al Riveron, former senior vice president of officiating,