Ed Sabol

NFL Films creator Ed Sabol waves to the fans at the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony on August 6, 2011 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ed Sabol Made The NFL The Visceral, Unforgettable Experience It Is

Ed Sabol lit the NFL fuse with his fusion of prose, promotion, and prophecy. It’s not embellishing to say that Sabol did more to propagate pro football than Pete Rozelle.

02/11/2015

NFL Films creator Ed Sabol waves to the fans at the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony on August 6, 2011 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Ed Sabol, NFL Films Founder And Broadcast Pioneer, Dies At 98

Working with his son, Steve, Sabol introduced a series of innovations taken for granted today: super slow-motion replays, blooper reels, reverse angle shots.

02/10/2015

NFL Films creator Ed Sabol waves to the fans at the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony on August 6, 2011 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: A Tribute To The Greatness Of NFL Films Founder Ed Sabol

The Blonde Bomber’s admiration could be heard in the kind words he spoke, while Craig chose to display his fondness with a little help from his trusty auto-tune machine.

WFAN–02/10/2015

Steve Sabol of NFL Films speaks on behalf of his father, Ed, after he was named into the 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

NFL Films President, Broadcasting Innovator Steve Sabol Dead Of Brain Cancer At Age 69

The NFL said Sabol died Tuesday, 18 months after he was diagnosed with a tumor on the left side of his brain. Sabol started working with his father Ed, NFL Films’ founder, in 1964.

09/18/2012