Posts Tagged ‘Bert Bell’

Jay Berwanger and the First NFL Draft

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to 1936 to witness the first NFL draft.  Times were different for the players and owners pre-draft era.  Some say the NFL draft saved professional sports because it helped balance the leagues.  Others say the birth of the NFL draft was a major turning…

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Bert Bell – Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers (Owner)

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of the man that founded the Philadelphia Eagles.  Bert Bell was also co-owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers.  However, his biggest contribution to the NFL came as the commissioner that built the league’s image to heights unmatched by any…

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