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Referee assignments, preseason week 2

cheffers toss Carl Cheffers leads his crew in a Thursday night ESPN game. Three officials will audition for a potential future promotion to the referee position. (Originally, we had this listed for last week, but we are receiving further information that it will occur this week.)

All times Eastern. Live games on NFL Network will be blacked out in both teams’ markets. (Games not sold out are also subject to blackouts during NFL Network re-airings if the home team station has not re-aired the game first.)

Thursday, Aug. 14

  • Jaguars at Bears, 8 p.m. ESPN — Carl Cheffers

Friday, Aug. 15

  • Eagles at Patriots, 7:30 p.m. NFLN — John Parry
  • Titans at Saints, 8 p.m. — Ron Torbert
  • Chargers at Seahawks, 10 p.m. NFLN (joined in progress) — Pete Morelli
  • Lions at Raiders, 10 p.m. — Bill Vinovich

Saturday, Aug. 16

  • Packers at Rams, 4 p.m. NFLN — John Hussey (with Walt Anderson’s crew)
  • Giants at Colts, 7 p.m. — Scott Helverson (with Tony Corrente’s crew)
  • Jets at Bengals, 7 p.m. — Ed Hochuli
  • Ravens at Cowboys, 7 p.m. NFLN — Barry Anderson (with Bill Leavy’s crew)
  • Bills at Steelers, 7:30 p.m. — Gene Steratore
  • Dolphins at Buccaneers, 7:30 p.m. — Brad Allen
  • Falcons at Texans, 8 p.m. — Jeff Triplette
  • Cardinals at Vikings, 8:30 p.m. — Craig Wrolstad

Sunday, Aug. 17

  • Broncos at 49ers, 4 p.m. — Walt Coleman
  • Chiefs at Panthers, 8 p.m. FOX — Jerome Boger

Monday, Aug. 18

  • Browns at Washington, 8 p.m. ESPN — Terry McAulay