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Game Day Guru: Did you know seven different officials are used during an NFL game?

According to the NFL's operations website, each official has their own individual responsibilities.

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There are seven different officials in an NFL game to ensure fair play

According to the NFL's operations website, each official has their own individual responsibilities.

The referee has the most and is known as the crew chief and the leader of the officiating crew.

The other officials are the umpire, down judge, side judge, back judge, field judge, and line judge.

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