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Week 15

THU, DEC 12
San Diego at Denver – Bill Vinovich

SUN, DEC 15
Washington at Atlanta – Gene Steratore
Chicago at Cleveland – Jeff Triplette
Arizona at Tennessee – Pete Morelli
Houston at Indianapolis – Jerome Boger
New Orleans at St. Louis – Mike Carey
New England at Miami – Tony Corrente
Philadelphia at Minnesota – Walt Anderson
Seattle at NY Giants – Bill Leavy
Buffalo at Jacksonville – Ron Winter
San Francisco at Tampa Bay – Scott Green
NY Jets at Carolina – Terry McAulay
Kansas City at Oakland – Clete Blakeman
Green Bay at Dallas – Walt Coleman
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh – Ed Hochuli

MON, DEC 16
Baltimore at Detroit – Carl Cheffers

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Referee assignments and discussion for week 15 - NFL and NCAA Referees
December 12, 2013 at 5:49 am
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December 12, 2013 at 8:54 pm

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Lorenzo Antonio November 3, 2013 at 11:00 pm

Green Bay and Dallas will be flexed to Sunday Night Football

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John 2 November 7, 2013 at 7:31 am

With Rodgers out 4-6 weeks, that is shaky at the moment.

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Joe Meeusen December 11, 2013 at 9:58 am

Doesn’t matter. FOX protected that game so it can’t be flexed into SNF

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Lorenzo Antonio November 11, 2013 at 2:37 pm

NE@MIA 405EST

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Lorenzo Antonio November 23, 2013 at 10:37 pm

NE@MIA Jeff Triplette

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Lorenzo November 25, 2013 at 10:09 pm

NE @MIA Ed Hochuli or Jeff Triplette or Bill Vinovich

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John Ross Howell December 13, 2013 at 11:14 pm

tony corrente

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Ref Fan November 30, 2013 at 10:32 pm

It appears that Baltimore @ Detroit MNF game will be Carl Cheffers. 99% certain

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Ref Fan November 30, 2013 at 10:56 pm

CONFIRMED !!

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Joe Platania December 6, 2013 at 9:12 am

Great! Less work for me…

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David December 2, 2013 at 3:12 pm

Scheduling change: ARZ @ TEN and NO @ STL have both been moved back from 12:00 p.m. CST to 3:25 p.m. CST.

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Eddie December 2, 2013 at 3:30 pm

Steelers-Bengals to remain on sunday night.

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Mark December 4, 2013 at 1:22 pm

Anderson in Minnesota!

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David December 5, 2013 at 4:18 pm

Well folks, there are 17 active referees and 17 Thursday games — the Week 1 kickoff, NFL Network and Thanksgiving. Prior to Week 15, BILL VINOVICH is the only referee who has yet to officiate a Thursday game. Therefore, I guess it’s a safe bet that he will be in Denver for SD @ DEN.

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Shane Spencer December 9, 2013 at 4:10 pm

Speaking of SD-DEN, check out this video I made with Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera as opposing cheerleaders:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5s64AdmeGgQ

ENJOY, FOLKS!

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cv December 10, 2013 at 11:08 am

That’s the stupidest MF video I’ve ever seen…

Thanks for wasting 1 minute of my life [I couldn't make it thru the rest]…

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Shane Spencer December 10, 2013 at 3:36 pm

Thanks a lot!

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Trogdor! December 10, 2013 at 4:41 pm

That stinks, since Vinovich is a huge Charger fan from Sandy Eggo.

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Ben December 10, 2013 at 5:02 pm

Not bad. You should have put money on that one.

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Shane Spencer December 5, 2013 at 4:28 pm

Scott Green is eligible for SEA @ NYG.

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David December 5, 2013 at 5:25 pm

The referee for the CIN @ PIT Sunday Night game will likely either by Hochuli or Winter. Three other referees have yet to work NBC SNF (excluding the Week 1 kickoff and the prime-time Thanksgiving game) — Blakeman, Leavy and McAulay, however, all three are ineligible for CIN @ PIT.

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ac540 December 9, 2013 at 11:25 am

They’re clearly saving Ron Winter for a SNF screw-job in Baltimore during Week 16 against the Pats…

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Michael December 9, 2013 at 11:44 am

Leavy and McAulay got flexed out of SNF so Week 16 will be either Blakeman or whoever of Hochuli/Winter does not work Week 15

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Andy December 9, 2013 at 8:24 pm

Won’t be Blakeman for either game. Blakeman worked PIT-BAL week 13 so based on time constraints he’s ineligible for either game. It’s possible with no penciled in week 17 SNF game that he could work PHI-DAL.

In other news, the following crews are eligible to work CHI-CLE: Corrente, Blakeman, Parry, Triplette, Hochuli (Anderson is eligible, but I trust Mark on his crew being in Minnesota; also Vinovich is eligible but I’m putting the smart money on his crew being in Denver).

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Nita December 9, 2013 at 10:26 am

Well another big screw up for the worst ref ever—–Pete Morelli====thanks Pete for the botched fumble call on Minn. I know Minn. can’t go anywhere this year but don’t shove their face in it more by calling bad calls.

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Joe Platania December 9, 2013 at 2:49 pm

Nita, lots of things went wrong for the zebras here in BAL. The fumble call was one, the PI call on MIN was another, and a fourth-and-1 play for the Ravens turned into a first-and-goal somehow… BAL played hard and rallied well, but it had a little help!

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Nita December 10, 2013 at 10:30 am

Yea Joe I agree but I still don’t like Morelli. It is personal and I shouldn’t take my personal feelings into consideration!

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Top Gun December 10, 2013 at 1:23 am

Welcome back Nita haven’t seen u in quite awhile

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Nita December 10, 2013 at 10:31 am

Thanks Top Gun. I was on a little excursion to Guam and then Az. Take a hiatus away from everything, even my computer. Really a great time.

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Lorenzo Antonio December 9, 2013 at 3:52 pm

NE@MIA Jeff Triplette Or Ed Hochuli i think it will be Ed Hochuli

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Lorenzo Antonio December 9, 2013 at 3:54 pm

So Who has NE@MIA?

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Will Warren December 9, 2013 at 8:12 pm

Lorenzo shut the fuck up you’re a dumb trowel!

Who has Denver verses San Diego. I doubt Ed or Mike Carey have Denver!

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TopGun December 10, 2013 at 12:19 am

Wil Warren banned the rest of the season for vulgar language.

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Mark December 10, 2013 at 12:29 am

Shut up Lorenzo! You don’t control this site.

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Top Gun December 10, 2013 at 1:22 am

Hey U clown trying to impersonate me. why don’t u & your BF Lorenzo disappear

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SportingBecky December 10, 2013 at 11:27 am

Will, Mark, Top Gun,

Just ignore that person or persons… if they do not get attention… they will go away..

You know the person(s) are posting false info.. just iggy…

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SportingBecky December 10, 2013 at 12:53 am

R-85 Crew Eligible for:

Chargers VS Broncos
Patriots VS Dolphins
Texans VS Colts
Bears VS Browns
Jets VS Panthers
Packers VS Cowboys
Cardinals VS Titans
Bengals VS Steelers

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SportingBecky December 10, 2013 at 9:41 am

R-85 in Pittsburgh… Thank u to N!!

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Nita December 10, 2013 at 10:28 am

Yea, thanks Becky! Hochuli is in Pittsburgh.

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SportingBecky December 10, 2013 at 11:25 am

Thank u Nita…. :)

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JoeTheMailman December 10, 2013 at 11:10 am

Any chance a moderator can get IP addresses? My bet is that the same guy has several accounts on here. These guys are killing the traffic here because it’s become a nuisance and some of us don’t know who to believe.

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SportingBecky December 10, 2013 at 11:25 am

Joe… just ignore…. They will go away if they do not get attention…

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Football-Ref-Mod December 10, 2013 at 1:40 pm

Joe, you’ve been banned for two weeks for insubordination.

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Joe83 December 10, 2013 at 2:45 pm

Hi Mickey: Confirmed, Carl Cheffers’ Crew in Monday Night Football at Detroit. (Baltimore Ravens @ Detroit Lions, December 16th.)

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Joe Platania December 11, 2013 at 8:45 am

Yes, Joe83, Ref Fan already had it… beat me to the Ravens punch! No biggie, as long as the spot gets filled in…

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Ben December 10, 2013 at 5:03 pm

Chargers at Broncos, Thursday night — Bill Vinovich

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David December 10, 2013 at 5:21 pm

Well, this means that Bill Leavy will have gone more than two seasons without officiating a Broncos’ game. He is the only active referee who has not officiated a Broncos’ game in the past two seasons, in fact, he has not worked a Broncos’ game since Week 11 of the 2011 season. He’s ineligible for DEN @ HOU in Week 16 and DEN @ OAK in Week 17, as he has already worked in both Houston and Oakland this season.

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David December 10, 2013 at 8:25 pm

NE @ MIA and SEA @ NYG are both down to four eligible referees:

NE @ MIA: Coleman, Corrente, McAulay & Triplette, though Coleman is unlikely, as this would make his third Patriots’ game this season.

SEA @ NYG: Carey, Green, Leavy & Parry.

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Dave December 10, 2013 at 10:24 pm

Rest assured the NFL will place the crew with the highest home team win % in charge of the sea@ NY game.

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Sam December 11, 2013 at 12:43 am

Steratore is in Atlanta for Falcons Vs the Skins.. Confirmed!

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Eddie December 11, 2013 at 12:45 am

For people that havent read Peter King’s 3 part story on Steratore’s crew, here you go. A great read.

http://mmqb.si.com/2013/12/04/peter-king-spends-week-with-nfl-refs/

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Gerardo Perez December 11, 2013 at 7:29 am

For ARI @ TEN, PETE MORELLI will handle the game with John Parry’s Umpire. So it appears John Parry’s Crew has the week off. Respectively, Morelli will work his 2nd Cardinals game and 2nd Titans game of the season. Confirmed via the Titans flip card:
http://prod.static.titans.clubs.nfl.com/assets/docs/titans_cardinals_2013.pdf

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Ben December 11, 2013 at 12:59 pm

That is pretty much a lock on Parry, but there has been a great deal of shuffling at umpire to fill in for Jenkins and Brown. Sometimes there are conflicts for a Thursday/Monday turnaround.

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Ken December 11, 2013 at 9:37 am

GB @ DAL – Coleman

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Michael December 11, 2013 at 10:07 am

confirmed by ESPN Dallas columnist Todd Archer

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SportingBecky December 11, 2013 at 12:18 pm

Hi Mickey…. someone is using my name on this site… I am not very happy about this… can you delete their post? Please!!! Thank u.

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Ben December 11, 2013 at 1:14 pm

Becky and other impersonated regulars,

You can sign up for a Gravatar account that puts an avatar next to your name, like all my comments do. It is tied into WordPress, so if you have a WordPress account, you can go that route as well.

If you don’t see the referee icon next to my name, it means that it is likely not me, or (very rarely) I was logged out on the device I replied on.

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SportingBecky December 11, 2013 at 1:18 pm

OK.. will ck into that Ben… Thank you…

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SportingBecky December 11, 2013 at 1:25 pm

There I signed up… this is me….. Thank you Ben for the info… I have my Avatar too..

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Eddie December 11, 2013 at 1:31 pm

You need to get an icon of R-85 for your avatar. Haha

SportingBecky December 11, 2013 at 1:38 pm

Eddie.. rather have my Game Worn signed Zebra Jersey’s that were given to me…. :D

Eddie December 11, 2013 at 1:45 pm

That works too. :)

Top Gun December 12, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Nita should get an icon with Guns

David December 11, 2013 at 12:41 pm

IF PARRY’S CREW IS INDEED OFF THIS WEEK:

Only Boger and McAulay are eligible for NYJ @ CAR.
Only Blakeman, Corrente and Triplette are eligible for CHI @ CLE.
Only Boger, Corrente and Green are eligible for HOU @ IND.
Only Carey, Green and Leavy are eligible for SEA @ NYG.

On a side note, only Carey, Green and McAulay are eligible for SF @ TB.

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Gerardo Perez December 11, 2013 at 3:44 pm

Corrente’s not eligible for HOU @ IND. He just worked his 2nd Texans game of the season. So he counts as not eligible for HOU @ IND.

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David December 11, 2013 at 6:12 pm

Looks like HOU @ IND is now down to Boger and Green.

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Ben December 11, 2013 at 1:07 pm

It is Winter in Jacksonville.

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SportingBecky December 11, 2013 at 1:26 pm

Who ever used my name… Ha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Coward…. Now you cannot use it now.. LOL!!!!! No Avatar & my Name is registered…

Thank you Very Much…. :) :D

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Ben December 11, 2013 at 4:15 pm

Corrente in Miami

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JD December 11, 2013 at 4:26 pm

Per pats beatwriter mike reiss’ twitter for espnboston, tony corrente has patriots dolphins game

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Lorenzo Antonio's Mum December 11, 2013 at 5:04 pm

Lorenzo – NE@MIA is Scott Green. Now go make me some pie. #sillyson

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Shane Spencer December 11, 2013 at 8:06 pm

Nope, it’s Tony Corrente, courtesy of my favourite NFL team’s flip card:

http://media.patriots.com/mediafiles/2013/15/2013_15_Flip%20Card_20131211_153434.pdf

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David December 11, 2013 at 6:09 pm

Well, I guess Triplette can be penciled in for CHI @ CLE, as this is the only game that he is eligible for.

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David December 11, 2013 at 6:17 pm

If Triplette has CHI @ CLE, then this mean KC @ OAK is the only game that Blakeman is eligible for. Leavy will either have NO @ STL or SEA @ NYG.

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Chief December 12, 2013 at 8:29 am

Triplette sux….nice blown calls 2 weeks in a row! Dickwad

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Chris December 12, 2013 at 2:39 pm

Triplette has the Bears this week

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David December 12, 2013 at 3:43 pm

IT IS OFFICIAL: Blakeman has KC @ OAK per the Chiefs’ flipcard:
http://media.kcchiefs.com/media/192916/flip_card_-_oak__12-15-13_.pdf

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Ben December 12, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Confirmed Blakeman is in Kansas City

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Ben December 12, 2013 at 3:48 pm

^ Oops. David beat me to it

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Drew Thurman December 13, 2013 at 11:44 am

Confirmed Triplette is in Cleveland this week according to the flip card http://media.clevelandbrowns.com/media/192916/flip_card_-_chi_12-15-13_.pdf

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Ben December 13, 2013 at 11:56 am

Broken link. The Browns PR doesn’t use that home URL. It looks like you just pasted in “clevelandbrowns” and “chi” into the Chiefs link above.

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Drew Thurman December 12, 2013 at 5:13 pm

Triplette will ref the Jet-Panthers game

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Gerardo Perez December 12, 2013 at 5:15 pm

Any source? Triplette worked at Carolina already this year, isn’t he ineligible for that game?

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Tuxman December 12, 2013 at 6:41 pm

Triplette did the Jets game vs Baltimore Week 12 and shouldnt’t be eligible

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Drew Thurman December 12, 2013 at 7:17 pm

Yes

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Drew Thurman December 12, 2013 at 7:18 pm

Hasn’t reffed a game in Cleveland this year

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Nancy Muttlemaier December 12, 2013 at 8:52 pm

Confirmed! Bill ‘Botox’ Leavy working SEA-NYG! It’s going to be awesome day of throwing flags in the windy Meadowlands!

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Dave December 12, 2013 at 9:31 pm

Nancy, if true i agree. It will be a flag fest. Everyone hates a winner.

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Shane Spencer December 12, 2013 at 8:54 pm

Bill Leavy will officiate SEA @ NYG as confirmed by the flip card below:

http://media.giants.com/assets/1/7/Week_15_%28vs._SEA%29_Flip_Card.pdf

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mcoz December 12, 2013 at 11:33 pm

Who’s turn is it to hose Cleveland this week? Jerome and his henchman Dyrol Prioleau did a great job of it last week. Perhaps Tripplette will overturn a td based on inconclusive video evidence.

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Ben December 13, 2013 at 10:28 am

Mike Carey’s crew for Saints-Rams. His umpire, Chad Brown, is scheduled to return this week.

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Ben December 13, 2013 at 11:29 am

Educated speculation has the final two games as such:

HOU-IND: Jerome Boger
SF-TB : Scott Green

Still have a few feelers out to confirm those, so no bets, please. Void where prohibited. Some assembly required. Caution: coffee is hot, do not spill in lap.

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Ben December 13, 2013 at 12:13 pm

Mickey, everyone’s confirmed. Triplette in Cleveland, as well.

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mickey December 13, 2013 at 12:55 pm

Awesome, thanks Ben!

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Ben December 13, 2013 at 12:17 pm

And McAulay in Carolina, sorry.

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Hank December 13, 2013 at 6:35 pm

Triplette 100% confirmed in Cleveland via Browns flip card.
http://i.imgur.com/Z73gnkP.jpg

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Russ December 14, 2013 at 5:21 pm

Adrian Hill from John Parry’s crew is also in for Jeff Bergman. Second straight week Bergman has been out.

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Nancy Muttlemaier December 13, 2013 at 9:46 pm

Has anyone ever measured the trajectory of each ref’s flag after he has thrown it? I do believe that Walt “Novocaine” Anderson has the steepest throwing angle.

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