Is the NFL Ready for a Female Referee?

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/ August 8, 2012

For the first time, the NFL will have a female referee!

Shannon Eastin, 42, will act as a line judge in the pre-season game between the San Diego Chargers and the Green Bay Packers, which takes place on Thursday.

This will mark the 17th season as a football official for Eastin, who previously worked as a college football referee in the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference for four seasons.