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A referee  signals a safety after an intentional grounding call against Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: It’s Time For Female Refs In The NFL

Shannon Eastin will be the first woman to officiate an NFL game when she steps on the field as a line judge in Thursday night’s pre-season match-up between the Packers and the Chargers.