The long, brutal offseason is finally over, and a full slate of NFL preseason games begins this week. John Hussey, who was promoted from line judge to referee, will officiate the Jets-Lions game. Hussey replaces Bill Leavy, who is working as an officiating supervisor.
All times Eastern. Live games on NFL Network will be telecast on local stations only in both teams’ markets.
2015 officiating crews (note, there may be substitutions from the regular crew personnel each week).
Thursday, Aug. 13
- Saints at Ravens, 7:30 p.m. — Clete Blakeman
- Jets at Lions, 7:30 p.m. — John Hussey
- Packers at Patriots, 7:30 p.m. NFLN — Brad Allen
- Washington at Browns, 7:30 p.m./tape delay NFLN 1 a.m. — Bill Vinovich
- Dolphins at Bears, 8 p.m. — John Parry
- Cowboys at Chargers, 10 p.m. NFLN — Craig Wrolstad
Friday, Aug. 14
- Titans at Falcons, 7 p.m.NFLN — Jerome Boger
- Panthers at Bills, 7 p.m. — Ron Torbert
- Giants at Bengals, 7:30 p.m. — Gene Steratore
- Steelers at Jaguars, 7:30 p.m. — Terry McAulay
- Rams at Raiders, 10 p.m./tape delay NFLN 1 a.m. — Tony Corrente
- Broncos at Seahawks, 10 p.m.NFLN — Walt Anderson
Saturday, Aug. 15
- Buccaneers at Vikings , 8 p.m.NFLN — Walt Coleman
- 49ers at Texans, 8 p.m./tape delay NFLN midnight — Jeff Triplette
- Chiefs at Cardinals, 9 p.m. — Pete Morelli
Sunday, Aug. 16
- Colts at Eagles, 1 p.m. NFLN — Ed Hochuli
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