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Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Officials breakdown: Walt Coleman

By Todd Archer

IRVING, Texas -- The Cowboys will see Walt Coleman’s officiating crew for the second time this season.

Coleman will work Sunday’s game against New Orleans. He worked the Cowboys’ 38-23 win at Philadelphia on Week 10 in which Dallas was penalized 13 times for 75 yards. It was the third time the Cowboys have been penalized 13 times in a game. Remarkably, they have won all three.

Coleman’s crew is coming off a short week having worked the Monday game between the New York Jets and Tennessee. They called 20 penalties (18 accepted). The Jets were penalized four times for 23 yards. The Titans had 14 penalties for 111 yards.

The breakdown:

Defensive holding - 1
Defensive pass interference - 1
Face mask - 1
Encroachment - 3
Delay of game - 1
Offensive holding - 9
False stat - 2
Offside on free kick - 1
Roughing the passer - 1

Quarter by quarter:

First – 3
Second – 6
Third – 6
Fourth – 5