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.  Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron determines the assignments by placing officials in

Schedule for the 2019 NFL playoffs

Here are the kickoff times and dates for the NFL 2019–20 postseason games. All times are Eastern. Referee assignments will be posted when available. Wild Card Playoffs CREWS | COVERAGE Saturday, Jan. 4 ₅Bills at ₄Texans, 4:35 p.m. ESPN ABC -- Tony Corrente ₆Titans at ₃Patriots, 8:15 p.m. CBS -- John Hussey Sunday, Jan. 5 ₆Vikings at

Week 16 officiating liveblog

Football Zebras is covering the officials and rules interpretations for Week 16 in the NFL with live updates below on this weekend. If you see anything confusing, unusual, or controversial, please let us know. Leave a comment below Send us a tweet @footballzebras Connect with us through Facebook Reply on Instagram Live updates loading ...

Chuck Heberling, referee of The Drive passes away

Charles "Ace" Heberling, 1925–2019 Chuck Heberling, a NFL line judge and referee for 23 seasons passed away Dec. 9 at the age of 94. Heberling worked Super Bowl XXIII as a replay official, and was in uniform as an alternate for Super Bowls XIII and XXI. He wore uniform number 46 for

Week 14 officiating liveblog

Football Zebras is covering the officials and rules interpretations for Week 14 in the NFL with live updates below on Sunday. If you see anything confusing, unusual, or controversial, please let us know. Leave a comment below Send us a tweet @footballzebras Connect with us through Facebook Reply on Instagram Live updates loading ...

Week 12 officiating liveblog

Football Zebras is covering the officials and rules interpretations for Week 12 in the NFL with live updates below on Sunday. If you see anything confusing, unusual, or controversial, please let us know. Leave a comment below Send us a tweet @footballzebras Connect with us through Facebook Reply on Instagram Live updates loading ...

Week 11 officiating liveblog

Football Zebras is covering the officials and rules interpretations for Week 11 in the NFL with live updates below on Sunday. If you see anything confusing, unusual, or controversial, please let us know. Leave a comment below Send us a tweet @footballzebras Connect with us through Facebook Reply on Instagram Live updates loading ...