Posts Tagged ‘NFL’

History of the NFL Official

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the evolution of the NFL Official.  Last week we discussed the evolution of the rules, but the rules do not matter if the official is not there to enforce them.  Back in the early days of the NFL, the official was…

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History of NFL Rule Changes

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the more prominent rule changes in NFL history.  Episode 1 discussed how Walter Camp, The Father of American Football, helped transform the game from soccer and rugby closer to the style we are used to seeing today.  However, this style of…

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The First Super Bowl – Green Bay Packers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the first Super Bowl in NFL history.  The game between the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs provided concrete proof for the first time of the AFL-NFL merger.  Legendary coach Vince Lombardi and his Packers faced another legendary coach, Hank…

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NFL Pro Bowl History

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the history of the NFL Pro Bowl.  It is common nowadays to watch many of the all-stars of the NFL play against each other every year in the annual Pro Bowl.  It wasn’t always this way, and there used to be…

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NFL Playoffs Timeline

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the timeline of NFL Playoffs.  After the 1932 ad-hoc NFL title game, league officials decided it would be good business to have an annual Championship Game to determine the alpha team of the season.  Through the years this morphed into what…

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