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Week 1 photo gallery, 2019

We put a bow on Week 1, by sharing some of the best photos of NFL officials in action this past weekend.



Thanks to team photographers and our friends at Getty Images, here are photos of NFL officials in action this opening weekend. 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?"