Redefining Football

Redefining Football Pete Rozelle was the Commissioner of the NFL for almost 30 years. He was an odd choice as when he took over in 1960, he was a 33 year old general manager with only 2 years experience but he proved to be a shrewd businessman and one who completely redefined pro football. Rozelle began by changing the structure of the game. Under Rozelle, a football cartel was formed and for the first time revenue was shared equally. Every team in the league benefited. Before that, they were franchises, each run almost as a separate business. The individual teams..  - Read More