Topic: Shannon Eastin
The NFL is sticking by its replacement refs, saying they’re performing admirably. But after a Monday night game in which the refereeing clearly interrupted the game, pressure is building.
NFL's first female referee: Shannon Eastin became the first woman to be an official in an NFL regular-season game, in the Rams-Lions game Sunday. Eastin had 16 years of football officiating experience before she became the NFL's first female referee.