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Week 8 photo gallery, 2017

See photos of NFL officials in action during Week 8.



As photographers shoot football games, sometimes officials get into the frame. Enjoy these photos of NFL officials courtesy of team photographers and Getty Images. Click on a photo to begin the gallery.

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?"