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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Officials breakdown: Walt Coleman

By Todd Archer

IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys will see Walt Coleman referee Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers at AT&T Stadium. It's the first time Coleman has worked a Cowboys game since Week 16 last year, a 34-31 overtime loss to the New Orleans Saints.

The Cowboys were penalized five times for 32 yards and the Saints were flagged six times for 42 yards.

Last week Coleman worked the St. Louis Rams-Arizona Cardinals game and his crew was active. They threw 19 flags with 17 accepted penalties for 121 yards. The visiting Rams were penalized 11 times for 90 yards and the Cardinals were flagged six times for 31 yards.

The breakdown:

Personal foul -- 5
False start -- 3
Defensive pass interference – 3
Illegal formation -- 1
Unsportsmanlike conduct -- 1
Defensive holding -- 1
Illegal contact -- 1
Offensive holding -- 1
Unnecessary roughness -- 1
Delay of game -- 1
Illegal use of hands -- 1

Quarter by quarter:

First -- 5
Second -- 8
Third -- 3
Fourth -- 3