Discover the evolution of professional officiating, the weekly evaluation process and how the NFL identifies and develops the next generation of officials.
The complete 2020 roster of NFL officials.
As football has grown and evolved, so too have the league's officials.
An illustrated guide to the NFL’s instant replay review process.
Officiating has changed since the NFL’s infancy, but officials’ primary objectives — consistency and excellence — remain the same. Read about the “custodians of the game” and the visionaries behind major advancements in the art (and science) of officiating.Learn More
The NFL’s 124 officials aren’t always perfect, but the league’s rigorous evaluation process shows that they are very close. Fans may not always agree with every call, but one thing is certain: These officials are good.Learn More
NFL officials are the best of the best — only 124 officials currently have the privilege of calling football games at the highest level. No one officiates forever, so the NFL’s Officiating Department continuously develops a robust talent pipeline to ensure that the next generation of officials is ready to step up when needed.Learn More