american football - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
The story of American football, of the game itself, is a story of sports evolution brought about by passionate creatives who were able to dream of a different way to play.
Passing the ball in American football was brought about by Hal Mumme and others, revolutionised American Football with innovations such the air raid and "no huddle," also called going "up tempo." Before then it was far more bloody, far more dangerous for the players. Despite decades of resistance, the new way won through. Somethings it takes the sort of passion that looks bizarre to the outsider to make our world better.
The "air raid" brought real excitement to American football, instead of the brutal running formations, there was a chance to score from any position, to turn the game around in a moment.