Officiating crews for the 2020 season

Embed from Getty Images Note from the editor: No doubt this is a season unlike any other. The crews as originally assigned are below, but the officiating department will not be using these crews. Although there is no confirmed answer as to how this is proceeding, the league appears to be individually

In addition to pass interference, replay is undergoing a ‘configuration change’

http://gty.im/874232202 Replay reviews are going to be handled a little differently this season, simultaneous with the addition of pass interference into the mix. As Football Zebras reported in March, the replay booth underwent "configuration changes" in which several long-tenured replay assistants were dismissed. The replay official, who already monitors the live play,

Schedule of fines for the 2019 season

The list of the amounts for players' fines has been established for the 2019 season. Under the collective bargaining agreement between the league and the players' union, there is an escalator clause that fines increase 5% each year, rounded to the nearest dollar. The current CBA runs through the 2020

Officiating crews for the 2019 season

Football Zebras has obtained the officiating crew rosters for the 2019 NFL season. This season, there are six new officials to replace four that retired and one that was fired. There are also three veteran officials designated as swing officials, increasing last season’s bench by one. The swing officials will move

Schedule of fines for the 2018 season

The list of the amounts for players' fines has been established for the 2018 season. Typically, fines are subject to an automatic 5% increase from the previous season, which is a provision of the collective bargaining agreement between the players union and the league. In 2017, the league and the union

Officiating crews for the 2018 season

http://gty.im/890345632 Football Zebras has obtained the officiating crew rosters for the 2018 NFL season. This season, there are seven new officials to replace officials that retired. There are two veteran officials designated as swing officials, decreasing last season’s record-level bench. The swing officials will move between crews through the season, and include one line-of-scrimmage

Coaches’ challenges on same pace as last season

In a season with vast replay changes and many notable reviews, not much has changed statistically, as the success rate of coaches' challenges is currently mirroring last year's rate. Coaches are ½ challenge below 50 percent, which is the same as 2016 (including postseason). Perhaps the biggest change in replay this

NFL schedule of fines for 2017 season

The NFL fines for the 2017 season are subject to an automatic 5% increase from the previous season, according to the provision of the collective bargaining agreement with the players union and the league. Update: The NFL and NFLPA agreed to keep the minimum fines at 2016 levels, and the

Officiating crews for the 2017 season

Embed from Getty Images   Football Zebras has obtained the officiating crew rosters for the 2017 NFL season. This season, there are 8 new officials to replace officials that retired or were moved up to the league office. There are five veteran officials designated as swing officials, matching last season's record-level bench.