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Rich Eisen Podcast: Remembering Steve Sabol

NFL Films President Steve Sabol passed away Tuesday September 18, 2012 at the age of 69. (NFL.com illustration)

Jerry Jones, Sterling Sharpe, Bob Costas, Michael Lombardi, Carl Peterson and Steve Mariucci all join Rich to reflect on the life of Steve Sabol, one of the NFL’s and televisions most influential and incredible men. This special edition of The Rich Eisen Podcast remembering the life and contributions of Steve Sabol also includes Steve’s last appearance on the podcast just prior to Super Bowl XLV in Dallas, where Steve’s father Ed Sabol was nominated for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2011.

NFL Films is more than a production company, it’s an institution. The life’s work of Steve Sabol, a football player turned artist who transformed American television for half a century.

In 1962, Ed Sabol won the rights to film the league’s championship game and NFL Films was born. In a sense, so was Steve, who was there that freezing day at Yankee Stadium working as a cameraman. For the next 50 years, he never stopped working for the NFL.

Few men in the League have ever had a longer run. None has ever had a better one. He was the game’s first quintuple threat. An Emmy-winning

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Rich Eisen Podcast: “The Triplets” Emmitt Smith, Troy Aikman and Michael Irvin

“The Triplets” sit down for an exclusive edition of The Rich Eisen Podcast (Chris Law/NFL)

To their recollection, the famed Triplets of the dynastic 1990s Dallas Cowboys have sat for an interview together only a handful of times, the last time coming just before Emmitt Smith was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

That means the podcast chat you’re about to hear represents the first time Smith, Troy Aikman and Michael Irvin were interviewed at the same time with the entire group enjoying Hall of Fame status.

Call it a Triplet Bump for The Rich Eisen Podcast.

Your humble narrator sat down with Smith, Aikman and Irvin late last week, about an hour before Smith… Read

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The Rich Eisen Podcast: Philip Rivers, Charles Barkley and Bill Simmons

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The Rich Eisen Podcast, Episode 7: Pete Carroll and James Caan

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