Rapoport: Week 2 game rankings
Week 2 offers a bevy of highly enticing matchups, and Ian Rapoport is here to rank them. Which game claims No. 1? More ...
That presents a conflict of interest the NFL strictly forbids.
Regular NFL officials are under strict guidelines to work only training-camp practices, with the NFL paying them for those to avoid bias. Those are the only occasions that the regular officials are allowed to be at team facilities outside of game day.
The NFL declined comment when reached on the matter. A Seahawks spokesman said via email, "Since Pete's arrival, we have had officials come in and work practice."
He declined to confirm if Sadorus worked for the team at any point but conceded it was "plausible."