Anyone who appreciates NFL history knows about the Immaculate Reception -- the miracle play in the 1972 divisional playoff game between the Oakland Raiders and the host Pittsburgh Steelers. This is the game where the late Franco Harris caught a deflected pass and raced for the winning touchdown with five
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Hall of Fame photo album
Hey, Canton, let’s do this again soon!
Commentary by Mark Schultz from Canton, Ohio What a whirlwind weekend! Art McNally is officially a Hall of Famer. In a moving ceremony, McNally's grandchildren presented him and revealed his bust. McNally received plaudits from the crowd -- including several retired and active NFL officials. 27,000 people have played or contributed to
5 officiating observations from the 2022 Hall of Fame Game
Tunney and Seeman do not advance to 2023 Hall of Fame final vote
Officially, beards are in this season
VP of officiating: who WANTS this job?!
Embed from Getty Images Â Former vice president of officiating, Mike Pereira (pictured above), knew every Monday during the football season would be busy. In his book,Â After Further Review, Pereira wrote that he could predict what coaches would be calling and what they wanted to talk about. He had to field calls,
NFL and the referees’ union want grades confidential…until they don’t
Commentary by Mark Schultz The NFL season has gotten off to a contentious start between the front office and the NFL Referees Association, the union representing the on-field and replay officials.Â The NFLRA has accused the league of throwing the game officials under the bus publicly while supporting their calls privately.Â
Former NFL referee and officiating supervisor, Jerry Seeman, dies at 77
Former HL, LJ, R worked two Super Bowls Jerry Seeman 1936-2013 Former referee and officiating supervisor, Jerry Seeman,Â died Sunday night, a half hour before his son, NFL line judge Jeff Seeman, (#45) worked the Broncos-Patriots Sunday Night Football game. Â Jeff Seeman was informed of his father's death after the ball game. According to
Suspending officials is uncommon in NFL
8 known suspensions of officials for on-field incidents The NFL rarely has suspended officials for their conduct on the field; although it is possible that some may have occurred without public knowledge, this list is complete for all reported suspensions. Also, there are two known cases of officials (not included