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Week 17 referee assignments



Ed Hochuli will have the AFC North title game on Sunday night. Games are grouped generally by the impact they have on the playoffs. (If we have made an error, let us know in the comments.) Teams in italics are seeking a playoff berth.

Bill Vinovich is off this week.

Sunday, December 28

Games for division titles

  • Panthers at Falcons — Bill Leavy
  • Lions at Packers — Walt Anderson
  • Bengals at Steelers NBC — Ed Hochuli

Games with division title implications

  • Cardinals at 49ers — Carl Cheffers
  • Rams at Seahawks — Ronald Torbert

Games with wild card implications

  • Browns at Ravens — Gene Steratore
  • Jaguars at Texans — John Parry
  • Chargers at Chiefs — Pete Morelli

Games for top seed positions only

Games involving division titles also affect the top two seeds except for CAR-ATL

  • Cowboys at Washington — Jerome Boger
  • Raiders at Broncos — Clete Blakeman

No playoff implications

  • Jets at Dolphins — Craig Wrolstad
  • Bears at Vikings — Jeff Triplette
  • Bills at Patriots — Terry McAulay
  • Eagles at Giants — Walt Coleman
  • Colts* at Titans — Tony Corrente
  • Saints at Buccaneers — Brad Allen

*-Playoff implications only if CIN-PIT is a tie.

End of the regular season

Ben Austro is the editor and founder of Football Zebras and the author of So You Think You Know Football?: The Armchair Ref's Guide to the Official Rules (on sale now)

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