After the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees were announced, I tweeted that the historically most important individual in the group is Ed Sabol, founder of NFL Films. I think those films defined pro football for a lot of people, including me. More than once on a Super Bowl Sunday I would tune to marathons of their productions.
Below is a sample of NFL Films' work, with the voice of the great John Facenda:
Also, for this Super Bowl day, a little flashback: