Thursday, November 24, 2016

Mike Pereira, NFL's Former Head of Officiating, Watches Several Games at Once at Fox News Studios, Wearing Ugg Boots Just Below the View of the TV Camera

A really cool story.

At LAT, "Former NFL head of officiating Mike Pereira still gets to make the tough calls on games":

Beneath his natty three-piece suit, Mike Pereira wears thermal underwear. The millions of football fans who tune in every fall Sunday would have no idea that he’s clomping around in fur-lined UGG boots that are just below the view of the TV camera. His glass-walled workroom at Fox Sports studios, appropriately nicknamed the “Ice Cube,” has the thermostat twisted down to a crisp 50 degrees to combat the hot lights and keep everyone alert.

Without question, Pereira has the coolest job in the NFL...
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