In a historic milestone, an all-Black officiating crew will work an NFL game for the first time in Week 11 when the Los Angeles Rams and Tampa Bay Buccaneers play on Monday night.
The league combined members of two different officiating crews for the recognition.
NFL will have all-Black officiating crew
NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent said in a statement, via ESPN:
“This historic Week 11 crew is a testament to the countless and immeasurable contributions of Black officials to the game, their exemplary performance, and to the power of inclusion that is the hallmark of this great game.