Hired Wednesday as the first permanent NFL female official, Sarah Thomas has already made a lasting impression on the Ravens.
Thomas worked one of the Ravens' preseason games last year and acquitted herself well, coach John Harbaugh said.
“We had her in the preseason last year and she did a good job,” Harbaugh said Wednesday during a predraft press conference. “She's got to be one of the better ones we have. So, it's about time. Get these guys straightened out a little bit, get these gals in there. She's a good ref, so it was a good choice.”
Thomas was hired as a line judge, one of eight new officials who have graduated from the league's...