Week 2 NFL Referee Assignments: Refs assigned for each game this week

What are the assignments for the NFL refs in Week 2 of the 2021 season, and which referee's crew threw the most flags last week?

The NFL has announced its ref assignments ahead of Week 2 of the regular season. Following the assignment announcement, which referee will be in charge of your favorite team’s NFL game, and who will be featured in primetime in Week 2?

Week 2 NFL referee assignments

The named official on each of the Week 2 NFL games below is the referee. Each of them has a full team of officials assigned to them from the full officiating roster ahead of the year. You can use our handy guide to find which officials are on which officiating crews.

Thursday, Sept. 16

  • New York Giants at Washington Football Team | 8:20 PM ET | Scott Novak

Sunday, Sept. 19

  • New England Patriots at New York Jets | 1 PM ET | Shawn Hochuli
  • Denver Broncos at Jacksonville Jaguars | 1 PM ET | Clay Martin
  • Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins | 1 PM ET | Craig Wrolstad
  • San Francisco 49ers at Philadelphia Eagles | 1 PM ET | Brad Allen
  • Los Angeles Rams at Indianapolis Colts | 1 PM ET | Shawn Smith
  • Las Vegas Raiders at Pittsburgh Steelers | 1 PM ET | Jerome Boger
  • Cincinnati Bengals at Chicago Bears | 1 PM ET | Land Clark
  • Houston Texans at Cleveland Browns | 1 PM ET | Brad Rogers
  • New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers | 1 PM ET | Ron Tolbert
  • Minnesota Vikings at Arizona Cardinals | 4:05 PM ET | Bill Vinovich
  • Atlanta Falcons at Tampa Bay Buccaneers | 4:05 PM ET | Carl Cheffers
  • Tennesee Titans at Seattle Seahawks | 4:25 PM ET | John Hussey
  • Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Chargers | 4:25 PM ET | Tony Corrente
  • Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Ravens | 8:20 PM ET | Clete Blakeman

Monday, Sept. 20

  • Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers | 8:15 PM ET | Adrian Hill

Which officiating crew had the most penalties in Week 1?

In terms of which officiating crew threw the most penalty flags in Week 1, the dubious honor belongs to Scott Novak’s crew. The game between the Falcons and Eagles had a total of 27 flags thrown, with 26 penalties accepted.

The second highest was Shawn Hochuli’s group on Thursday Night Football, with 19 penalties on 24 flags. Therefore, based on the Week 1 performance of Novak’s crew, we could be set for another TNF full of flags given the NFL ref assignments for Week 2.

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