The second half USFL season begins with the Week 6 matchups this weekend.
In recent weeks, there were some preplanned shuffles at the referee position for reasons undisclosed. Now, there are no substitutions this week, and everyone is working with their usual crew. Referee James Carter is working four games in
Week 5 of the USFL season once again has two crews working the four games over the weekend with referees working with different crews than usual.
As part of the Week 4 swap, James Carter and Alex Moore are working this weekend, while their crews were assigned last week. All of
Week 4 of the USFL season once again has two crews working the four games over the weekend.
Bryan Banks (pictured above) will head the crew that is ordinarily helmed by Larry Smith, who worked with Banks' crew last week. Duane Heydt heads the other crew this weekend, but he is
The USFL enters its third week with two crews working the four games. James Carter and crew will debut this weekend, and the other crew will be working their second weekend of the season. There is a substitution this weekend for the crew that is normally headed by referee Bryan
The USFL continues into its second week by assigning two crews to four games. Referees Duane Heydt and Alex Moore will head their crews this weekend. This practice of assigning two crews for the weekend will continue throughout the regular season, and as such the crew headed by James Carter
The first weekend of USFL games begin with a Saturday night game and 3 Sunday games. Crews will officiate two of the games over the weekend. Referees Larry Smith and Bryan Banks will lead their crews in the inaugural week of the re-birth of the USFL.
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Here are a list of the rules the USFL is employing that are different than the NFL rules set.
Halftime is 10 minutes in lengthPlay clock will use 35 seconds, 25 seconds after a stoppageTiming rules for a runner out of bounds apply after the 2-minute warningThe clock stops on
One of the rather unusual rule changes adopted in the 2020 XFL season was picked up by the 2022 USFL: the double forward pass.
In the NFL and all other levels of football, a double pass may only be executed if one of the passes (usually the first one) is thrown
The USFL has developed some new rules innovations in order to create an exciting game for fans. To make the game somewhat easier for the officiating crews, tight plays near the first down marker will be governed by a digital system which will determine if the ball has reached the
In an attempt to make games more exciting for fans, as well as keep trailing teams in the hunt for a comeback win, the USFL is offering their teams 3 different options for their extra point (or points) following a touchdown.
The first 2 options may sound familiar, since they are