A perfect storm for the NFL began in 2018 when almost every network sports executive decided they needed a rules analyst for their broadcast. Mike Pereira's performance on Fox since 2010 had been a boon for the network and its NFL coverage.
This led CBS, NBC, and ESPN
When players join new teams, there are often jersey numbering issues that need to be worked out. But it is not something we typically see in officiating.
For 2022, field judge Nate Jones (pictured above at the Browns-Jaguars preseason game) will wear the number he wore as a NFL player: 33.
Football Zebras was first to report the news on May 3 that the NFL hired 10 new officials.
As we digest the news, here are a few things that I have noticed.
Commitment to diversity
The NFL continues to hire minority and female officials. Down judge Robin DeLorenzo (pictured) becomes the third woman