American filmmaker, Steve Sabol has died at the age of sixty nine. He is one of the founding members of NFL Films and had passed away this morning following fighting brain cancer. Back in March 20 he suffered a seizure, and at that time doctors had discovered an un-removable tumor in his brain.
Under Steve’s leadership, NFL Films produced several iconic shows … including,
“Hard Knocks,” “NFL Films Presents” and “Football Follies.”
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement on Sabol’s death … saying,
“Steve’s passion for football was matched by his incredible talent and energy. Steve’s legacy will be part of the NFL forever. He was a major contributor to the success of the NFL, a man who changed the way we look at football and sports, and a great friend.”