Pete Morelli to receive Art McNally Award

View image | Referee Pete Morelli will be presented with the annual Art McNally award at this Sunday's Pro Bowl.  The Art McNally Award is named after the former head of officiating from 1968 to 1990, and recognizes an official for "exemplary professionalism, leadership and commitment to sportsmanship on and

Al Jury presented with Art McNally Award

Former field judge Al Jury is being honored by the NFL with the Art McNally Award for his distinguished officiating career. He will be formally presented with the award by the outgoing executive vice president of football operations, Ray Anderson, in a ceremony prior to the Pro Bowl in Honolulu. Jury

Honors, remembrances for former refs

The NFL is honoring two of its former officials today: the late back judge Bob Lawing and retired back judge Bill Schmitz. Lawing, who passed away in May 2010, was honored this season with a commemorative patch worn on official's uniforms. Lawing was posthumously recognized with the Art McNally award; Schmitz was the