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Super Bowl 50 photo album



Officiating photos from Super Bowl 50 courtesy of team photographers and Getty Images.

From team photographers (click on any image to view as a slideshow):

From Getty Images:

Clete Blakeman and field judge Boris Cheek talk to Peyton Manning before the game.

Jeff Rice escorts Denver captains onto the field for the coin toss.

Clete Blakeman makes a call.

Head linesman Wayne Mackie.

Jeff Rice sorts out a fumble scrum.

Field judge Boris Cheek listens to Ron Rivera.

Cam Newton protests a roughing the passer no-call to referee Clete Blakeman.

Umpire Jeff Rice.

Clete Blakeman watching the action.

Blakeman’s crew digs into a fumble scrum.

Looking for possession at the bottom of the pile.

Blakeman surveys the scene.

Rusty Baynes.

Wayne Mackie hears it from Ron Rivera.

Blakeman barely avoids disaster.

Side judge Scott Edwards.

Blakeman offers a hand.

Super Bowl 50 logo on an official’s shirt.

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?"