"This is a big deal", said Sam Rapoport, the senior director of football development at the NFL who has also advocated for more opportunities for women in football.
Thomas is no stranger to making history, having become the NFL's first full-time female official in 2015.
The moves come on the heels of the of the National Basketball Association announcing that referees Ashley Moyer-Gleich and Natalie Sago would be promoted to full-time status back in November, becoming the fourth and fifth women in league history to reach that level.
"I would love for girls growing up in this country to believe that if they love the sport as much as I do, that they could be a part of it", she told People.
"Maybe at times when they made a controversial call that I didn't think was right, I voiced my opinion but I think they would get just as aggravated with me at times, too", Thomas said.
Terri Valenti was the replay official in Saturday's playoff game between the Chiefs and Colts, also a first.
DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 11: NFL Line Judge Sarah Thomas walks on the field prior to the start of the game between the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on December 11, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan.
He is wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes and other abuses against civilians during the Darfur conflict. Witnesses told AFP that police were pursuing protesters down Bahari's streets and alleys.
Doctors maintain the most important thing we can do to protect ourselves against the flu is to get an annual flu shot. About 6 million to 7 million Americans have become ill since flu season kicked off in the fall.
Media reports out of Austria say the family were skiing together when they became stuck in hard terrain, and called for help. The school has reopened today and will be open next week for any students in need of counselling or support.
Lastly, Apple retained the same fourth position with year-on-year growth of -3.8 percent, and Acer obtained the fifth position. According to the market research company, worldwide PC shipments reached 68.1 million in Q4, a 3.7% decline year-on-year.
Luckily, the newly studied quasar and galaxy were just bright enough to be flagged as potential distant-universe objects. However, due to its distance it only became visible as its image was made brighter and larger by gravitational lensing .
Declan Rice's first goal in the Premier League secured West Ham a memorable victory over Arsenal at the London Stadium. However Emery insists he is happy with his players but did say the club were working on transfers.
Corona started at the Davis Police Department as a part-time employee in 2016, when she was a junior college student. Firefighters were at the scene-their department was near where it happened-and had tried to save her, Pytel said.
The exact amount reserved will depend on the optional features and language packs installed, but about 7GB will be typical. Finally, Microsoft has improved the Windows Subsystem for Linux Command Line Tool, making it easier to manage WSL.
Dallas entered with the fifth-best rushing defense in the National Football League , allowing 94.6 yards per game. But the Cowboys defense, under veteran coordinator Rod Marinelli, presents a far greater challenge.
Fulton's Brian Dozier, Nationals agree to $9M, 1-year deal
If Dozier can bring his average back up and continue hitting for power, he should be a nice addition to Washington's lineup. Even with a disappointing.215 average last season, Dozier still managed to hit 21 home runs and 30 doubles.
War of words heats up between Unity and Improbable
We have never communicated to any game developer that they should stop operating a game that runs using Improbable as a service. So, it seems that Improbable is now in a stand off with Unity until this whole debacle gets sorted out.
Steve King's Comments on White Nationalism Earn Rebuke
Following the report's publishing, King argued in statement posted on his Twitter account that he is "simply a Nationalist". Randy Feenstra, a Republican state senator, announced Wednesday that he plans to run against King in 2020.
Ohio State QB Tate Martell is exploring a transfer
The decision comes after former Georgia quarterback Justin Fields announced his decision to transfer to Ohio State last week. Players who put their names in the transfer database are at risk of losing their financial aid from their current schools .
Monster Hunter World Meets The Witcher in February
All we know about the update so far is the fact that it'll include a unique questline starring the hero of The Witcher series . This special event marks the game's one-year anniversary since launch, and will begin on the 26th of January.
Amazon cloud gaming service to release in 2020
But while Sony was ahead of the curve, the service rarely offers new games and has often been noted to have performance issues. The game-streaming service will reportedly allow players to stream games instead of buying original titles.