Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino and the NFL Officiating Department held a mini-clinic for the league’s rookie officials before the start of the 2015 season. The NFL’s roster of 122 game officials for the 2015 season includes one new referee and 10 first-year NFL officials. See how the Officiating Department prepares them before they start their NFL careers.

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