Ref from Super Bowl XL will Seahawks-Steelers on Sunday

It will be déjà vu all over again for the Seattle Seahawks and Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

Referee Bill Leavy, who made several controversial calls that went against the Seahawks during the teams' Super Bowl XL matchup, has been assigned to their Week 2 game at Pittsburgh, The Seattle Times reported Tuesday.

It's only the second Seattle game that Leavy has been assigned to since that Super Bowl. The Steelers won the first rematch, 21-0, on Oct. 7, 2007 in Pittsburgh.

Speaking to Seattle-area reporters during last year's training camp, the ref admitted some mistakes were made during the Super Bowl.

"I kicked two calls in the fourth quarter, and I impacted the game," Leavy said in August 2010. "And as an official, you never want to do that."

Among those two calls was a penalty against offensive tackle Sean Locklear for holding, which nullified a pass to tight end Jerramy Stevens that would have put Seattle at the 1-yard line. The second flag came after an interception, and quarterback Matt Hasselbeck was penalized for an illegal low block on a play in which he made the tackle.

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