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Officials breakdown: Gene Steratore

IRVING, Texas -- Gene Steratore hopes to avoid the scrutiny colleague Pete Morelli has been under when he referees Sunday’s game between the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

Since 2010, the Cowboys are 1-3 in games officiated by Steratore. The only win came in Week 4 this season against the New Orleans Saints. In the four games, the Cowboys have been flagged 21 times for 166 yards while their opponents have been penalized 20 times for 148 yards.

The most recent playoff game Steratore worked was last year’s NFC Championship Game between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. The Niners had seven penalties for 65 yards and the Seahawks had eight for 66 yards.

Steratore worked the Week 17 finale between the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens. They called 19 penalties with 15 accepted penalties for 113 yards. The Browns had seven penalties for 58 yards. The Ravens were flagged eight times for 55 yards.

Here is the breakdown:

False start -- 2

Defensive pass interference -- 1

Invalid fair catch signal -- 1

Ineligible man downfield -- 1

Offensive holding -- 4

Offside, free kick -- 1

Unnecessary roughness -- 2

Defensive holding -- 2

Illegal formation -- 1

Offside -- 1

Delay of game -- 2

Encroachment -- 1

Quarter-by-quarter

First -- 3

Second -- 5

Third -- 7

Fourth -- 4