Week 5

Philadelphia at Buffalo – Walt Coleman
Kansas City at Indianapolis – Carl Cheffers
Arizona at Minnesota – Scott Green
Seattle at NY Giants – Ed Hochuli
Tennessee at Pittsburgh – Walt Anderson
New Orleans at Carolina – John Parry
Cincinnati at Jacksonville – Al Riveron
Oakland at Houston – Pete Morelli
Tampa Bay at San Francisco – Terry McAulay
NY Jets at New England – Jerome Boger
San Diego at Denver – Gene Steratore
Green Bay at Atlanta – Jeff Triplette

Chicago at Detroit – Clete Blakeman

Bye: Cleveland, Dallas, St. Louis, Miami, Washington, Baltimore



  1. Walt Anderson — in Pittsburgh.

  2. http://John says

    Chaffers in indy

  3. http://robb says

    who do you guys think the worst ref is? I say jeff triplette.

  4. http://Janna85 says

    Which official are off this week?

  5. http://Ray says

    Clete Bakeman doing Monday night game according to Brad Biggs’ twitter –!/bradbiggs.

  6. http://Ray says

    Should say Bakeman doing Bears-Lions on Monday night.

  7. http://Nita says

    Hochuli has the seahawks at New York Giants on Oct. 9.

  8. http://robb says

    best ref?

    who do you guys think is the best ref?

    • http://Steve says

      I don’t know if there is a “best” but my top 5 would have to be: Steratore, Parry, Hochuli, McAulay, and Mike Carey. These guys have the best control of the games they officiate and seem to avoid controversy ( save Steratore and Calvin Johnson last year, but he got that call right by the book)

      • http://Dan says

        I agree with the names you mentioned, all good ones. I think Walt Anderson and Tony Corrente are up there, as well. For the most part, I think most of the current group of referees are good. The only ones I’m not a fan of are Ron Winter and Jeff Triplette

    • http://James says

      Mike Carey. Did a great job in SB 42 and never seems to have any controversial calls. Corrente, Anderson, and Leavy. Yes I know all about Seahawks/Steelers but aside from that Leavy is a very solid referee.

  9. Tony Corrente is off for week 5.
    Gene Steratore will be in Gilette Stadium this weekend.

  10. http://Biffer says

    Steratore has Denver/San Diego

  11. http://Preth says


    Walt Coleman has Eagles-Bills.

  12. http://Shane%20Spencer says

    I hope Ron Winter gets the NYJ @ NE game…

  13. http://Texans_00 says

    It is Thursday night 10:43pm CST, I see only 6 names for 13 games. So half the games aren’t known 72 hours before they go off, I know you guys work hard to bring us this information. But as a fan would like to know if we get a pro referee or 2nd year Blakeman, believe me I now dread 2 inexperienced referees (Cheffers & Blakeman). Too bad there isn’t an NFL minor league so when they step on field, we get experience not 2nd coming of Howdy Doody

    • http://Preth says

      This is not a good week to provide you with that information. Information can normally be provided for 5/6 of the teams with a bye this week, the exception being Cleveland. Information can normally be provided for both Tennessee and Walt Anderson, and for both Chicago and Detroit.

    • http://Jake says

      The Crews know their schedule 4 weeks out. Either you know someone on the crew or know others who might know their schedule.

  14. http://matt says

    whose the ref for the Green Bay vs. Atlanta game?

  15. http://ChuckX777 says

    Hope we can figure out Tampa Bay-San Francisco!

    Thanks for the info provided each week.

  16. Morelli has the Houston/Oakland game

  17. http://Mike says

    Just saw that on the Texans Flipcard posted on twitter.

    • http://hot%20spot says


      Who is the U listed in that game? Ruben Fowler left the game last week with an injury and if he is still out, they might list an U from a bye week crew as a substitute.

  18. http://david says

    Morelli has Oakland- Houston game. from BTFS

  19. Leavy’s Ump is listed in the Houston Game so likely that Leavy is Off this week

  20. http://Scott says

    Riveron has Bengals-Jaguars per the Cincy beat writer’s twitter feed.

    • http://Preth says

      I love that guy. Great beat writer, Joe Reedy. Very dedicated and willing to talk to / answer questions from everyday fans about his team. I remembered he provided a previous officiating crew without prompting, so asked for the heck of it.

  21. http://Josh says

    who’s doing jets@pats?

  22. http://John says

    Steratore in Denver

  23. http://Big%20O says

    Steratore is in Denver for Chargers-Broncos game

  24. http://Mark says

    I’m going to assume Leavy and Corrente are both off, based on what you guys are saying. If that’s true, here are the remaining possibilities:

    AZ/MIN — Carey Green
    TB/SF — Carey Green McAulay
    NYJ/NE — Triplette Boger McAulay Winter
    GB/ATL — Triplette Boger McAulay Winter

  25. http://hot%20spot says

    Triplette’s next screw up will be on SNF. He is the WORST referee out there and cant get it through his pea sized brain to quit. He threw the penalty flag in the Cleveland player’s eye, complained about it raining during a game last year, then had no idea where the new kickoff line was.

    At least a few years ago when he got in the way of a Jets player, the player slammed him down to the ground instead of twisting his ankle trying to run around him.

  26. http://Preth says

    Confirmed: Triplette has Packers-Falcons.

    Thus, I am 99% sure that Boger has Jets-Patriots.

  27. http://bfurze says

    Scott Green has ARIZ @ MINN

  28. http://Preth says

    Mickey, here’s a summary of all remaining assignments, now confirmed:

    Scott Green: ARI-MIN
    Jeff Triplette: GB-ATL
    Jerome Boger: NYJ-NE
    Terry McAulay: TB-SF

  29. http://football%20geed says

    mcauley has sf and tb

  30. http://Gerry says

    Triplette’s first game in Atlanta since 2005

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