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Images from Week 16

Officials in action during Week 16



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John Parry and head linesman Derick Bowers talk with Sean Payton:

Head linesman Steve Stelljes:

Field judge Eugene Hall listens to a plea from Bruce Arians:

Line judge Jeff Bergman and referee Jeff Triplette in a pre-game chat with Mike McCoy:

Jim Harbaugh points out a call to head linesman John McGrath:

Field judge Buddy Horton:

Mark Schultz is a high school football official, freelance writer and journalist. He first became interested in officiating when he was six years old, was watching a NFL game with his father and asked the fateful question, "Dad, what are those guys in the striped shirts doing?"

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