Thursday, 24 January, 2019

Meet Sarah Thomas: The First Female Official in NFL Playoff History

Sarah Thomas will make NFL history, is first woman assigned to officiate playoff game Sarah Thomas Will Be The First Woman To Officiate An NFL Playoff Game
Sidney Guerrero | 14 January, 2019, 02:29

The mother of three boys, she was part of the NFL's officiating development program in 2013 and 2014 and had worked at mini-camps, training camps and exhibition games before getting hired full-time in 2015. That was next level then and she isn't slowing down at all.

Sunday she will take the field for the New England Patriots-Los Angeles Chargers AFC Divisional Round game at Gillette Stadium.

Sarah Thomas has made National Football League history as the first woman to officiate in the postseason.

After receiving the job offer in 2015, Thomas said she "was speechless", according to CNN, and was honored to be considered a "trailblazer" for female officials. This will mark Tolbert's seventh postseason assignment and has received one in every year he has been eligible.

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DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 11: NFL Line Judge Sarah Thomas walks on the field prior to the start of the game between the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on December 11, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan.

Thomas's career has been an ongoing blitz against sexism in the NFL. "So tucking my hair, I blend in and I'm just another official".

"Maybe at times when they made a controversial call that I didn't think was right, I voiced my opinion but I think they would get just as aggravated with me at times, too", Thomas said.

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