The 5 Most Influential People in NFL History

With the Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction this weekend, we take time to reflect on the people who have been the most influential to the history of the sport of Football and the reason why football is the most popular game in the United States.  We posed this question on Twitter to a good handful of people in the business and as well as our Twitter followers.

Here are the responses we have received as well as who my list includes.

George Brew                        Jim Hague                  Joel Gamble

1.Pete Rozelle                  1. Pete Rozelle             1. Jim Brown

2. Ed Sabol                        2. George Halas          2. Johnny Unitas

3. Vince Lombardi        3. Welington Mara     3. John Mackey

4. Lawrence Taylor       4. Vince Lombardi    4. Peyton Manning

5. Bill Belichick               5. Al Davis                     5. Deion Sanders

@NYYEric                      Damon Amendolara

1. Jerry Rice                   1. Paul Brown

2. John Elway                2. Pete Rozelle

3. Joe Montana             3. Lamar Hunt

4. Walter Payton          4. Jim Brown

5. Fran Tarkenton       5. Ed Sabol

 

This list will be changing as more response come in keep checking back!

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Posted on August 7, 2011, in NFL and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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