• Roy Ellison investigation continues

    Summary of 8 articles · Updated Nov 23, 2013
    And now Ellison will sit this week out. Sure, Ellison will get paid for the game if he wins the appeal. The NFL came down hard on referee Roy Ellison after it learned of claims that he had used unsavory language to Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams Williams said after Sunday's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles that Ellison called him "fat ass garbage" and was berating him throughout the game. The Fritz Pollard Alliance, an influential group that promotes diversity and job equality in the NFL came to the defense of Ellison, who previously had been questioned and criticized for allegedly using racially tinged profanity toward Williams. The NFL-NFLRA Collective Bargaining Agreement states that "at no time will a Game Official engage in any conduct which adversely affects or reflects on the NFL or which results in the impairment of public confidence in the honest and orderly conduct of League games or the integrity or good character of its Game Officials."
    • N.F.L. Roundup: League Suspends Official Over Comments to Player

      The umpire Roy Ellison will not work a game this weekend as punishment for words directed at Redskins left tackle Trent Williams during Washington’s loss to Philadelphia on Sunday.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Referee suspended one game for ‘profane and derogatory statement’ made to Redskins’ Williams

      The NFL came down hard on referee Roy Ellison after it learned of claims that he had used unsavory language to Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams.NFL announced Roy Ellison has been suspended one game, minus pay, for profane and derogato…
      Source: yahoo.com

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