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Old 08-07-2012   #1
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The current NFL referee lockout is providing an interesting opportunity for one replacement referee.

For the first time in league history, a woman will work an NFL game as part of the officiating crew.
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I wonder if she will have guns like Ed Hochuli
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WHOO HOO!! I like where this is going...





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Nitro for the win. LOL.
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It's about time!
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Px6CUlmay6Y
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That hurts whether you're a man or a woman. Most jobs have hazards. Most employees know what they are before beginning those jobs. I'm all for letting people make up their own minds about whether they wish to risk those hazards.
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That hurts whether you're a man or a woman. Most jobs have hazards. Most employees know what they are before beginning those jobs. I'm all for letting people make up their own minds about whether they wish to risk those hazards.
Sure, but if a 50 plus overweight man can handle it, so can a woman.
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All I'm going to say is Mr. Physics dictates that mass matters. Do with that what you will. I have nothing further to add.
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No problem with it, just gonna have to deal with her calling more penalties in one game every month.
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No problem with it, just gonna have to deal with her calling more penalties in one game every month.
Now that just ain't right. Funny though.
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No problem with it, just gonna have to deal with her calling more penalties in one game every month.
Oh...zing!

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her first game she acctually broke up a little skuffle LOL
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Default Re: NFL To Use First-Ever Female Referee

USA Today with her first game recap.

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Shannon Eastin made history Thursday, becoming the first woman in the NFL's 97-year history to officiate a game. 97-year history to officiate a game. Eastin served as a side judge in the San Diego Chargers' preseason home opener against the Green Bay Packers.....
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Getting aweful close to that 100 yr. mark.
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