2008 Playoffs

Super Bowl 43 Officiating Referee Crew Announced

Referee Terry McAulay has been named to head the seven-man officiating crew that will work Super Bowl XLIII between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals.

The other six members of the officiating crew for Sunday\’s game, are Roy Ellison (umpire), Derick Bowers (head linesman), Mark Perlman (line judge), Greg Gautreaux (field judge), Michael Banks (side judge) and Keith Ferguson (back judge). The crew\’s seven members collectively have 55 years of NFL officiating experience and 43 playoff-game assignments between them.

McAulay, an 11-year NFL veteran, has officiated in nine playoff games — in Super Bowl XXXIX, five NFC Championships, two divisional playoffs and one wild-card game.

The highest-rated officials at each position with the appropriate experience earn the right to work the Super Bowl. Super Bowl officials must have five years of NFL experience and previous playoff assignments.

Bob McGrath, the replay assistant, will work his sixth playoff game.

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