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Week 14 referee assignments



Clete Blakeman will lead his crew in Atlanta for Thursday night’s Saints-Falcons game. This is his second Thursday night game of the season. Ron Torbert and his crew are off this week.

Two assignments of note: Carl Cheffers is working his second game in Kansas City this season. Normally, working two home games of the same team in one regular season violates scheduling rules. This is especially puzzling also, since Cheffers was the referee of the Divisional Playoff last year which eliminated the Chiefs from the postseason. In addition, Pete Morelli is working in Miami on Monday night, where he was originally assigned for opening weekend, but subsequently removed when the game was postponed to Week 11 due to weather issues.

Update: Walt Anderson is now scheduled for DAL-NYG and Brad Allen has IND-BUF. Three weeks ago, there was a late schedule change for an unknown reason that split Allen’s and Gene Steratore’s crews, with half the crew staying on their originally scheduled game. Allen would have a Giants game twice in four weeks, so apparently another late scheduling change was made. Sorry for the confusion on that, and we are not sure why the league is calling a late audible on the assignments.

Thursday, Dec. 7

  • Saints at Falcons  NBC NFLN   —  Clete Blakeman

Sunday, Dec. 10

  • Colts at Bills  —  Brad Allen
  • Vikings at Panthers  —  Terry McAulay
  • Bears at Bengals  —  John Parry
  • Packers at Browns  —  Bill Vinovich
  • 49ers at Texans  —  John Hussey
  • Raiders at Chiefs  —  Carl Cheffers
  • Cowboys at Giants  —  Walt Anderson
  • Lions at Buccaneers  —  Ed Hochuli
  • Titans at Cardinals  —  Jerome Boger
  • Jets at Broncos  —  Tony Corrente
  • Washington at Chargers  —  Jeff Triplette
  • Seahawks at Jaguars  —  Gene Steratore
  • Eagles at Rams  —  Craig Wrolstad
  • Ravens at Steelers  NBC  —  Walt Coleman

Monday, Dec. 11

  • Patriots at Dolphins  ESPN  —  Pete Morelli

Cam Filipe is a forensic scientist and has been involved in football officiating for 12 years. Cam is in his fourth season as a high school football official. This is his ninth season covering NFL officiating for Football Zebras.

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