Keidel: Ed Sabol Made The NFL The Visceral, Unforgettable Experience It IsEd 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.
Ed Sabol, NFL Films Founder And Broadcast Pioneer, Dies At 98Working with his son, Steve, Sabol introduced a series of innovations taken for granted today: super slow-motion replays, blooper reels, reverse angle shots.
NFL Films President, Broadcasting Innovator Steve Sabol Dead Of Brain Cancer At Age 69The 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.