Ultimate Guide To The 14 Original NFL Teams

Do you realize the NFL is 100 years old tomorrow?  The NFL was founded way back on September 17, 1920, in Ralph Hay’s Hupmobile auto showroom by owners and representatives of 10 teams.  Four more teams ended up joining the league, making the NFL original teams tally up to 14 for the league in the … Read more

Football Zebras – Where’s The Love For The NFL’s 33rd Team?

When you think of an NFL official, what first comes to mind?  Was it that call (or non-call) during the 2018 NFC Championship game between the New Orleans Saints and the Los Angeles Rams?  Or was it that time when the official and Jerome Bettis were not on the same page for the overtime coin … Read more

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 history.  In fact, it … Read more

Ever Wonder Who the NFL’s First Commissioner Was?

Elmer Layden is not a household name nowadays. However, back in the early 1920s, he was a quarter of the famed Notre Dame Four Horsemen. These guys were one of the most famous College football backfields of all-time.  Elmer’s participation with the Four Horsemen started him on the path to fame and glory, ultimately leading … Read more

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

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 used … Read more