NFL Draft evolves from a chalkboard to an Oscars production = Pete Rozelle laid the foundation of the NFL goliath we know today with his vision. Yet, not even the late, great commissioner could have foreseen the NFL Draft growing into an annual Oscars-like production. A half-century ago the event was so simple Rozelle stood at a chalkboard in a New York Hotel ballroom. He scrawled names in chalk as players were drafted. There were…..

NFL Draft evolves from a chalkboard to an Oscars production = Pete Rozelle laid the foundation of the NFL goliath we know today with his vision. Yet, not even the late, great commissioner could have foreseen the NFL Draft growing into an annual Oscars-like production. A half-century ago the event was so simple Rozelle stood at a chalkboard in a New York Hotel ballroom. He scrawled names in chalk as players were drafted. There were…..

Former NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle points at the 1970 NFL Draft board. Phil Olsen of Utah State was selected by Boston at No. 4, behind Terry Bradshaw, who was the Steelers' No. 1 pick.

Former NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle points at the 1970 NFL Draft board. Phil Olsen of Utah State was selected by Boston at No. 4, behind Terry Bradshaw, who was the Steelers' No. 1 pick.

Pete Rozelle is possibly one of the most important people in NFL history, helping create the football that we consume today. Read more on Biography.com

Pete Rozelle is possibly one of the most important people in NFL history, helping create the football that we consume today. Read more on Biography.com

Dear Dons: Father of the Super Bowl, Pete Rozelle

Dear Dons: Father of the Super Bowl, Pete Rozelle

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Vintage Wilson Official NFL Football Pete Rozelle Commissioner American Conferen

Vintage Wilson Official NFL Football Pete Rozelle Commissioner American Conferen

Wilson Official NFL Football - Throwback "Pete Rozelle"

Wilson Official NFL Football Throwback Pete Rozelle

Wilson Official NFL Football - Throwback "Pete Rozelle"

As David Stern leaves Commissioner’s office the only comparison is Pete Rozelle

As David Stern leaves Commissioner’s office the only comparison is Pete Rozelle

NFL Official Wilson Game Football - Commissioner Pete Rozelle Signature Edit item   Reserve item $125.00 DISCOUNTS

NFL Official Wilson Game Football - Commissioner Pete Rozelle Signature Edit item Reserve item $125.00 DISCOUNTS

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