Posts Tagged ‘rules’

NFL Instant Replay History

NFL Instant Replay History Instant replay in the NFL has not come without controversy over the years.  Look to last year’s NFC Championship game between the Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints for evidence.  This no-call on instant replay has become one of the most infamous (if not the most infamous) in NFL…

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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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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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