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Week 13

‘Official Review’ catch-up

[Editor’s note: We have not been posting recaps of the NFL Network segment “Official Review,” because it appeared that they were not posted online. For some reason, when searching for “Official Review” (as well as “Carl Johnson” and “Dean Blandino”) on NFL.com, it did not return any results after Week 12. After manually scanning down…

LJ Stephan down with injury

Week 13: Giants at Redskins In the second quarter, line judge Tom Stephan left game with an injury. He walked off to the Redskins sideline, and a replay showed him briefly grasping his leg with what appears to be a pulled hamstring. Back judge Tony Steratore moved up to line judge, leaving the two deep…

Week 13 referee assignments

This week, Clete Blakeman is off, although two members of his crew are substituting this week. Bill Vinovich, who is a rotating 18th referee, will head Walt Anderson’s crew; Anderson will head Gene Steratore’s crew, while Steratore has the week off. The two officials who have been benched with injuries are back this week: head linesman…