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Images of Week 17



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Walt Anderson and head linesman Steve Stelljes (number 22):

Tony Corrente:

Referee Clete Blakeman and crew measure a close one:

Referee Gene Steratore:

Head Linesman Tony Veteri (left) and side judge Rick Patterson:

And some bonus photos from Week 16

Umpire Carl Paganelli. Note the wireless communication device, new for 2014:

Line judge Ron Marinucci:

Referee Ronald Torbert:

Mark Schultz is a high school football official, freelance writer and journalist. He first became interested in officiating when he was six years old, was watching a NFL game with his father and asked the fateful question, "Dad, what are those guys in the striped shirts doing?"

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