Steve Sabol Called ‘the Steve Jobs of Sports,’ Difference Maker, Visionary by NFL Community Following Death


Anyone who enjoys watching football on television has felt the enormous impact Steve Sabol had in his life as cofounder of NFL Films.

Sabol may not have received as much credit as he deserved toward the popularization of the NFL while alive, but when news of his death broke, Twitter blew up with an outpouring of support. Current NFL players, Hall of Famers and media personalities jumped on social media to give their own 140-character memorial for the president of NFL Films.

Check out the tweets from Adam Schefter, Barry Sanders and more below.

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