Steve Sabol, NFL Films and the Look and Feel of Compliance

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Today we note the passing last week of Steve Sabol, who together with his father Ed Sabol and John (The Voice of God) Facenda, created the phenomenon known as NFL Films. In the late 60s and 70s, before HBO, before ESPN and certainly before the proliferation of all things NFL on television; we were treated to weekly NFL Highlights and the NFL Game of the Week, produced by Steve and Ed Sabol, narrated by The Voice of God. The production values were suberb, the action pounding and they even introduced someone from central Texas to Dvorak’s Ninth Symphony with their theme music. It hooked a generation of us and we continue to be fans today. So Steve, I can’t wait to see your next set of broadcasts from the great hereafter and a most heartfelt thanks.

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