Officials breakdown - Jeff Triplette


IRVING, Texas -- Jeff Triplette’s crew will work Saturday’s game between the Cowboys and Arizona from University of Phoenix Stadium.

It will be the second time the Cowboys have had Triplette’s crew and they will need to be much cleaner in this game. Triplette’s crew had the Oct. 10 game vs. Tennessee and the Cowboys had a season-high 133 yards on 12 penalties, which are tied for the season high.

There were 19 penalties total in that game. Mike Jenkins had two pass interference penalties on the opening series. Marc Colombo was called for excessive celebration after falling down after a chest bump with Jason Witten.

Last week, Triplette had the Buffal-Miami game and called 11 penalties. Nine penalties were accepted. Buffalo was penalized five times for 44 yards, while the Dolphins had 35 yards on four penalties.

Here’s the penalty breakdown:

Offensive holding – 3 (one was on a punt return)

False start – 3

Offensive pass interference – 1

Personal foul – 1

Face mask – 1

Illegal formation – 1

Offside – 1

Quarter-by-quarter breakdown:

First – 2

Second – 5

Third – 2

Fourth – 2