Posts Tagged ‘NFL’

NFL Modern Free Agency – Thank You Reggie White!!!

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about free agency in the NFL.  Last week we learned about the history of free agency up to 1992.  Let’s just say this was a good step forward, but the case that really broke open the free agency for players in the…

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NFL Free Agency – How It All Started (Pre-Modern Era)

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about free agency in the NFL   Every year in the middle of March, many NFL players strike it rich.  It wasn’t always this way.  Players didn’t have much leverage at the birth of the NFL.  Sure, we learned about Pudge Heffelfinger becoming…

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Art McNally – NFL Director of Officials and Father of Instant Replay

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the man known as the Father of Instant Replay, Art McNally.  Art gave almost 60 years of his life to the NFL to improve the officiating department.  Last episode discussed Shorty Ray’s impact on the development of the rules.  Art McNally…

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Hugh “Shorty” Ray – NFL’s Mr. Einstein

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the man known as the NFL’s Mr. Einstein and often referred to as the NFL’s Unknown Hero, Hugh “Shorty” Ray.  We were introduced to him in last week’s episode covering the History of the NFL Official, but this episode we get…

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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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