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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Officials breakdown: Robert Dalton

By Todd Archer

IRVING, Texas -- Robert Dalton’s officiating crew will work the Cowboys' home opener Sunday against Tampa Bay.

Through the first two weeks, Dalton’s crew has had 18 accepted penalties for 155 yards.

In Week 2, Dalton worked the Kansas City-Buffalo game and called 13 penalties and nine were accepted. Three of the 13 penalties came on special teams and there were four offensive holding calls.

The breakdown:

Delay of game -- 1
Offensive holding -- 4
Face mask -- 1
Illegal block above the waist -- 1
False start -- 1
Chop block -- 1
Unnecessary roughness -- 1
Defensive holding -- 1
12 men on the field -- 1
Grounding -- 1

Quarter-by-quarter:

First -- 5
Second -- 4
Third --- 4
Fourth -- 0