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ORCHARD PARK, NY - NOVEMBER 21: Line judge Jerome Boger #109 officiates the game between the St. Louis Rams and the Buffalo Bills on November 21, 2004 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. The Bills defeated the Rams 37-17. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

A historic event will occur when the Los Angeles Rams and Buccaneers meet Monday night in Tampa.

NBC News reports that for the first time in NFL history, an all-black officiating crew will work the game.

Referee Jerome Boger will lead a crew including umpire Barry Anderson, down judge Julian Mapp, line judge Car Johnson, side judge Dale Shaw, field judge Anthony Jeffries, and back judge Greg Steed.”

Troy Vincent, NFL executive Vice president of football operations says, “This historic Week 11 crew is a testament to the countless and immeasurable contributions of Black officials to the game, their exemplary performance, and to the power of inclusion that is the hallmark of this great game.”