Remainders from Super Bowl 50

We still have a few leftovers on our Super Bowl buffet, so we will warm up some more analysis before we put the rest in the freezer for a long offseason.Before we begin, we will be discussing the proposed rule changes and tracking incoming/outgoing officials during the offseason. We will also be

Blakeman takes #HotRef in stride, appears on ‘Today’ and ‘Access Hollywood Live’

Super Bowl 50 referee Clete Blakeman has lead a relatively obscure existence in the NFL, with an occasional reference here, although I've even admitted in the past to be "riding high on the Clete Blakeman bandwagon." The first sign that something was piquing the interest of fans on Sunday was when

Super Bowl 50 photo album

Officiating photos from Super Bowl 50 courtesy of team photographers and Getty Images.From team photographers (click on any image to view as a slideshow):From Getty Images:Clete Blakeman and field judge Boris Cheek talk to Peyton Manning before the game.Embed from Getty Images Jeff Rice escorts Denver captains onto the field for

5 officiating observations from Super Bowl 50

Embed from Getty Images   No iconic calls, but Blakeman's crew handles business The game wasn't a classic, but it was more competitive than the 24-10 score. While none of the calls from Super Bowl 50 will make our list of best all-time calls, the officiating crew can be satisfied with their efforts. Here

Super Bowl 50 liveblog: Panthers vs. Broncos

Follow us here and through the game for our live coverage of the calls and rules interpretations of Super Bowl 50 from Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.Clete Blakeman is the referee for Super Bowl 50. His all-star crew includes:   Yrs2015 crewCollegeOccupationR34Clete Blakeman8 NebraskaattorneyU44Jeff Rice21BlakemanNorthwesternattorneyHL106Wayne Mackie9HusseyColgatedirector of operations, housingLJ59Rusty Baynes6HochuliAuburn-Montgomerygeneral manager, safety

Clete Blakeman is referee for Super Bowl 50

Football Zebras exclusive Clete Blakeman will be the referee heading the Super Bowl 50 officiating staff on Feb. 7 in Santa Clara, Calif., confirmed by multiple sources. The assignments were officially given to the crew today. Blakeman worked the overtime Divisional Playoff game between the Packers and Cardinals last Saturday. Each of