When Sarah Thomas takes to the field as a down judge during the AFC divisional round game between the Los Angeles Chargers and the New England Patriots, she will be making history as the first woman to officiate in an NFL playoff game.

According to NBC Sports, Thomas has been an NFL official since 2015 and is currently in her fourth season in the league. She started out as a line judge and is now a down judge. Thomas is no stranger to making history. When she entered the league, she was the first full-time female