Can NFL Refs Do What Analysts Never Could: Get Coaches To Pass More?

Josh Hermsmeyer
FiveThirtyEight
Can NFL Refs Do What Analysts Never Could: Get Coaches To Pass More?
Can NFL Refs Do What Analysts Never Could: Get Coaches To Pass More?

Through the first two weeks of the season, holding penalties in the NFL are at an all-time high. Perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised. Heading into the 2019 season, the NFL competition committee mandated that referees enforce offensive holding more strictly than they have in the past. The points of emphasis document published by the NFL […]

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