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  1. Mike Carey asked off Washington Redskins games due to nickname

    Former NFL referee Mike Carey told The Washington Post that he requested not to work home or away games for the Washington Redskins since 2006 due to the team's controversial nickname.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  2. Mailbag -- Emphasis on pass-defense penalties, other preseason ob...

    John Clayton

    John Clayton's mailbag: The officials' emphasis on pass-defense penalties was clear during the first wave of preseason games.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2014
  3. Joe Hawley of Atlanta Falcons tossed from joint practice

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons starting center Joe Hawley was ejected from Monday's joint practice with the Tennessee Titans for fighting. Hawley apparently got into it with Titans safety Michael Griffin.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  4. Packers playing wait-and-see with refs

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Dom Capers and Tramon Williams aren't suggesting the NFL is not serious about its mandate that referees call receiver-defensive back contact more closely this season, but the Green Bay Packers veteran defensive coordinator and the ...

    Blog | August 02, 2014
  5. Will Locker, new defense sink Titans?

    Paul Kuharsky

    ESPN analyst Field Yates sees four teams as regression candidates in the 2014 NFL season. The Titans are one of them. Yates hits on the obvious reasons -- the uncertainty surrounding Jake Locker, the necessity of Justin Hunter to become "a ref...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  6. NFL hires 12 new officials, promotes 2 to referee

    The NFL has hired 12 new officials for the 2014 season and promoted two veterans to referee.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2014
  7. Troy Vincent says NFL will establish developmental league

    New director of football operations Troy Vincent can see in the NFL's future a developmental league, an eighth official on the field for games, and coaches using tablets on the sidelines to call plays.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2014
  8. Refs union moves step closer to MLS strike

    Jeff Carlisle

    MLS news

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  9. Secret Dance of Pass Interference - Flem File

    David Fleming

    Flem File: The Super Bowl could turn on how the refs react to grabbing, shoving and flopping -- aka The Secret Dance of PI.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  10. Roger Goodell not a fan of Richard Sherman's postgame rant

    Add NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to the list of those not pleased with Richard Sherman's rant following the Seattle Seahawks' victory in the NFC Championship Game.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014
  11. NFL groomed 21 new officials in 2013

    Adam Schefter

    Just as NFL teams attempt to improve from one season to the next, so does the league's officiating department.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2014
  12. Terry McAulay will be Super Bowl referee for 3rd time

    Terry McAulay will be the referee at the Super Bowl, marking the third time he has worked the NFL title game.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  13. 2013 NFL playoffs -- Mike Mitchell of Carolina Panthers criticize...

    David Newton

    Carolina Panthers safety Mike Mitchell, who earlier this season called out the NFL for making him a target for fines, on Sunday called out the officials for missing several calls in a 23-10 playoff loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2014
  14. Art Rooney II of Pittsburgh Steelers favors full-time referees, m...

    Scott Brown

    Art Rooney II favors the NFL making referees full-time employees -- or at least looking into it -- as well as including more plays that can be reviewed during the course of the game.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  15. Penalty watch: Morelli gets call as ref

    Mike Reiss

    The weekly penalty watch highlights how Saturday's playoff matchup between the Patriots and Colts pits the two teams with the fewest accepted penalties during the regular season: Patriots' total penalties: 82 Patriots' total accepted penalties: 6...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  16. Players point finger at themselves, not refs

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Following the lead of their coach, the Pittsburgh Steelers players pointed a collective finger at themselves for missing the playoffs even though a blown call probably prevented them from extending their season. The NFL reached out t...

    Blog | December 30, 2013