Senior Bowl helps evaluate officiating talent, too

The Senior Bowl provides an opportunity for scouts to evaluate potential talent for the upcoming draft in a game played largely under NFL rules. The NFL officiating department also uses this as an opportunity to evaluate potential new officials as well. Since the demise of NFL Europe, the league has lost

NFL and Canadian Football League announce officiating partnership

Embed from Getty Images     Officials from the NFL will get a chance to work Canadian Football League (CFL) games and vice-versa starting this summer, as part of a new agreement announced by both leagues this week, called the NFL-CFL Officiating Development Program. This summer, NFL officials will work CFL preseason and early

NFL announces advanced training program officials

20 officials get the chance to audition for the NFL The NFL has announced its third class of officials in the Advanced Development Program (ADP). These candidates are successful college and Arena Football League officials. The group will work preseason games. Once preseason is over, those officials will return to officiate