NFL Considering Changes to Officiating Protocol for Playoffs

December 11, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the NFL officials under the microscope more than ever, the league is contemplating making changes to officiating protocol for the postseason. 
Per Kevin Seifert of ESPN, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell "hinted at the possibility" of changes during an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Friday:
[T]he technology is so extraordinary, and we're seeing things we never saw before. And we have to understand that and recognize that whether you all as broadcasters or the fans in general get to see things, and we have to make sure our officials have access to that kind of technology in a way that's not overly disruptive to our game, so that they can get the same type of input when they are making decisions and avoid those critical errors.
Goodell also stated that officiating is "never going to be perfect" when it comes to getting every single call right and the league must have "technology there and access to that to help them avoid those critical errors that ca...

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