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Report: Tony Corrente will work as referee for Patriots-Saints

10.10.13 at 8:58 pm ET

Tony Corrente will work as the referee for Sunday’s game between the Patriots and Saints at Gillette Stadium, according to our pals at Football Zebras.

Corrente, who has worked as a referee in the NFL since 2000, is one of the more respected officials in the game, and is best know amongst his peers for having worked as the lead official in Super Bowl XLI. (On the flip side, he was fined last season for accidentally uttering an obscenity at another official while his mic was on. He was docked a game check.)

Since 2009, he’s worked one New England game per season — all of them wins for the Patriots. That includes a 17-10 win over the Bills in 2009, a 23-20 victory over the Chargers in 2010, a 31-19 triumph against the Raiders in 2011 and New England’s 41-28 divisional playoff win over the Texans this past January at Gillette Stadium.

For more on Corrente’s record as an official, check out his page at Pro Football Reference.

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