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 … Read more

Notre Dame Four Horsemen to First NFL Commissioner (Elmer Layden)

Notre Dame Four Horsemen to First NFL Commissioner – Elmer Layden 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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more