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Report: Shannon Eastin gets OK

Updated: August 9, 2012, 4:24 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The NFL Referees Association reportedly has a problem with Shannon Eastin officiating an NFL game, and it has nothing to do with the fact that she's a woman.

The union said that it would question her credentials because she had participated in the World Series of Poker, profootballtalk.com reported on Thursday. The league, though, has vetted and accepted Eastin, who will become the first woman to officiate an NFL game Thursday night when the Chargers play the Packers in San Diego (ESPN, ...

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