I enjoy historic aspects of NFL officiating and as we get ready to zebra watch in Super Bowl XLVIII here are some interesting nuggets regarding officiating in the Super Bowl.
Field judge Scott Steenson sets the record for most years between return trips. Steenson worked Super Bowl XXXI, and makes his
Rookie officials get their trial by fire at some point of their first season. Rookie back judge Dale Shaw faced his trial in a frigid Week 14 in Baltimore between the Ravens and Vikings. In a game where the lead and momentum switched back and forth several times in
Bob Beeks 1927–2012
Bob Beeks died on December 26, 2012, as reported by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He died on his 85th birthday. According to his family, he suffered an apparent heart attack. Beeks was a NFL line judge from 1968 to 1989. He wore uniform number 59 for most of