Typically, NFL officials spend five to 10 years in high schools or colleges. Five years in college is considered the top level for new officials. Continue Reading
Do NFL Referees Get Fined For Bad Calls?
Many players in the NFL earn upwards of $5 million annually. But do NFL referees get penalized for bad calls? Should they? And should they Continue Reading
Bad Calls in NFL Football
When referees make bad calls in American NFL football games, do they get fined? Are they flagged for taunting? Do they get ejected? Are they Continue Reading
What Happens When an NFL Referee Gets in the Way of a Play?
A Buccaneers defensive tackle hit Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford and pointed his finger in his face, and referee Shawn Hochuli penalized Suh for taunting. The Continue Reading
Can You Argue With the NFL Referees?
There has been a lot of talk about the officiating crisis plaguing the NFL. The misadventures of the Monday Night Football ref, Tony Corrente, have Continue Reading
How to Break in an Official NFL Football
If you’re wondering how to break in an official NFL football, read this. Most professional teams have a manager who will do it months before Continue Reading
How Many Officials Are on the Field in an NFL Football Game?
If you’re wondering, «How many officials are on the field during an NFL football game?» you’ve come to the right place. NFL games feature eight-person Continue Reading
How Many Crosslaces Are on an Official NFL Football?
If you’re a football fan, you’re probably wondering: how many crosslaces are on an official NFL ball? In this article, you’ll learn the answer to Continue Reading
Why Are There No Ties in the NFL?
Is it because the NFL isn’t fair? The two best teams in the league played hard but missed field goals or failed to advance the Continue Reading
The Pros and Cons of Expanding the NFL Regular Season
Proponents of an expanded regular season have a lot of questions. What would the financial benefits be? And how would the extra game affect television Continue Reading