From team photographers and Getty Images, here is the Super Bowl LVI officiating crew.
Keith Washington (Cincinnati Bengals)
Keith Washington (Pittsburgh Steelers)
Side judge Rick Patterson signals touchdown on a run by Titans quarterback Jake Locker during Monday’s lackluster game with the Jets. When a game lacks excitement, officials must keep their focus and concentration at 100%.
Derek Bowers (Philadelphia Eagles)
Keith Washington (Oakland Raiders)
Scott Helverson (New York Giants)
Derick Bowers (Pittsburgh Steelers)
LJ Carl Johnson [Seattle Seahawks photo]
Referee Ronald Torbert (Saint Louis Rams)
Bryan Neale (New Orleans Saints)
Scott Helverson (Los Angeles Rams)
Scott Helverson (Pittsburgh Steelers)
Bryan Neale (Chicago Bears)
Ron Torbert (Chicago Bears)
Rick Patterson (Carolina Panthers)
Carl Johnson (Green Bay Packers)
Ron Torbert (Philadelphia Eagles)
Side judge Keith Washington (Dallas Cowboys photo)
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?"