The Insider: NFL officiating


Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 02/27/2014

NFL might address on-field racial slurs by enforcing existing rules

There is strong sentiment within the league that a new rule is not needed to penalize players for using the N-word during games. The ban might be implemented through a point of emphasis to game officials.

By Mark Maske  |  01:05 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL officiating, Trent Williams

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/01/2014

NFL could make its instant-replay rulings more centralized

League will consider have members of officiating department stationed in New York participate in replay deliberations.

By Mark Maske  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL officiating, Super Bowl

Posted at 06:19 PM ET, 09/23/2013

Shanahan: Calls on Robinson’s non-catch, Griffin’s fumble were correct

The two fourth-quarter gaffes by the Redskins led to Sunday’s loss.

By Mark Maske  |  06:19 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  0-3, Aldrick Robinson, Brandon Meriweather, Mike Shanahan, NFL officiating, officials, Redskins vs. Lions, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 08/02/2013

Redskins use officiating visit to get option-play clarifications

If Robert Griffin III wants a late hit called on a defender just after he gets rid of the ball on an option play, he must make it clear he doesn't have the ball.

By Mark Maske  |  04:12 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL officiating, offensive philosophy, read option, Training camp, zone read

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Officiating draws attention from Redskins players

Officiating catches Redskins attention day after loss to Rams, 31-28.

By Gene Wang  |  01:24 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL officiating, Rams, Redskins