The NFL roster of game officials for the upcoming season includes seven rookies among the 121.
The newcomers announced Friday are: field judges Land Clark of the Pac-12 Authentic Logan Woodside Jersey , Matt Edwards and Don Willard of the Big Ten, and Anthony Jeffries of the SEC; side judge Chad Hill of the SEC; back judge Tony Josselyn of the SEC; and line judge Mark Stewart of the Big 12.
The league also promoted Shawn Hochuli Youth Nick Nelson Jersey , Alex Kemp, Clay Martin and Shawn Smith to referee. Each was a referee at college football’s top division before entering the NFL at different positions. Hochuli and Kemp are the sons of former NFL referees Ed Hochuli and Stan Kemp.
Officials Mike Spanier and Mike Weatherford will not be assigned to crews. They’ll work with different crews throughout the season.
Now the Indianapolis Colts can reap the rewards of last month's trade with the New York Jets.
They have four picks on the second day of the NFL draft Cheap Fred Warner Jersey , including three in the second round Friday night.
Indy moved back three spots in the Jets deal and still wound up filling a huge by selecting Notre Dame guard Quenton Nelson at No. 6 overall on Thursday night. He fills a huge need on an offensive line that gave up 56 sacks last season and has allowed Andrew Luck to be sacked 156 times over the past six years.
Indy starts the day with selections No. 36, 37 Youth Breeland Speaks Jersey , 49 and 67 and still has plenty of needs including running back, receiver and linebacker.