Found August 10, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Shannon Eastin became the first woman to officiate an NFL game when she served as the line judge on Thursday during the Chargers' 21-13 preseason victory over the Green Bay Packers in San Diego. Eastin, 42, is usually a referee in the Division I FCS Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, and she has been a football official for 16 years. She got her opportunity to officiate in the NFL as a replacement official for the regular officials, who are locked out in a contract dispute. The cap she wore is scheduled to go the Football Hall of Fame.
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