Super Bowl 2023: What time does the sport begin? Who is taking part in?

Referee Carl Cheffers makes a name throughout a sport between the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs and Las Vegas Raiders on Oct. 10.

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Carl Cheffers, an NFL official since 2000, would be the referee for Super Bowl LVII. The Whittier native has refereed two Super Bowls, the primary in 2017 when Tom Brady and the New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons in time beyond regulation of Super Bowl LI. His final Super Bowl task was in 2021 when the Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs.

Cheffers, 62, and his crews ranked No. 1 within the league for penalties referred to as in the course of the 2022 common season, averaging 14.4 flags per sport, in keeping with Throughout Super Bowl LV, Cheffers drew the ire of many Chiefs followers for eight first-half penalties in opposition to Kansas Metropolis. The Chiefs misplaced 95 yards within the sport due to penalties — a Super Bowl file.

Right here’s who will make up the remainder of Cheffers’ Super Bowl LVII officiating crew: Roy Ellison (umpire), Jerod Phillips (down decide), Jeff Bergman (line decide), John Jenkins (area decide), Eugene Corridor (aspect decide), Dino Paganelli (again decide), Mark Butterworth (replay official).