DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 09: NFL official Shannon Eastin #27 looks on prior to the start of the season opener between the St. Louis Rams and the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on September 9, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Eastin is the line judge for the game in Detroit between the Lions and St. Louis Rams, making her the first woman to be an official in a regular-season game.
The 42-year-old Eastin has been a referee at college football's second-highest level and has 16 years of officiating experience.
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