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Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Officials breakdown: Walt Anderson

By Todd Archer

ARLINGTON, Texas -- For the second straight season, Walt Anderson will work the de facto NFC East title game when the Cowboys play at Washington on Sunday.

Anderson’s crew worked last year’s season-finale against the New York Giants, which the Cowboys lost, 31-14. The crew worked the Week 4 loss to Chicago on Oct. 1 in which the Cowboys had a season-low two penalties for 10 yards.

Anderson’s crew worked the Buffalo-Miami game Sunday and called 14 penalties. The visiting Bills had 11 penalties for 93 yards and the Dolphins had three penalties for 25 yards.

The breakdown:

Offside -- 2
False start -- 4
Roughing the passer -- 2
Offensive holding -- 1
Defensive pass interference -- 1
Delay of game -- 1
Neutral zone infraction -- 1
Unnecessary roughness -- 1
Face mask -- 1

Quarter by quarter:

First -- 3
Second -- 2
Third -- 3
Fourth -- 6