Walt Anderson's crew has been assigned to work this game today. The Seahawks are 1-1 under Mike Holmgren when Anderson officiates. Holmgren has an 0-1 record in challenging Anderson, failing in his attempt to overturn a Darrell Jackson fumble during a 2003 loss at Cincinnati. Anderson also worked the Seahawks' victory at Arizona last season.
NFL officials are calling 14.0 penalties per game this season. Anderson has averaged 12.2 per game in five games this season. Coaches have initiated four replay challenges against him this season (each was initiated by the home team's coach), and three of those calls were overturned. Coaches have a .375 challenge winning percentage against other officials this season. Anderson has faced one booth-initiated challenge this season; that call was upheld. Our league-wide officiating breakdown (through Week 6) is below.
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