Throwbacks #4: Origins

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How did the draft and the NFL become what it is today? We tell you the stories of the first NFL Draft, as well as the one man whose vision molded the league you know and love.

Music featured in this episode by the following (in order of appearance):  
Ending Satellites - A Day in Port-Royal

Dexter Britain - Summers Coming

Simon Robinson - Country Trouble

Jaakko - Rosa Mota

Monster Rally - Sun Bum

Dexter Britain - From the Dream of Life

Explosions in the Sky - Welcome, Ghosts

The Freak Fandango Orchestra - Requiem for a Fish

Our first story, "Joe Carr's Vision" was written by Chris Willis and originally appeared in a 2003 edition of the Coffin Corner. 

Our second story was written by Ken Crippen and originally appeared on National Football Post.

If you like the show, want to be a part of it, or want to see us cover a great story, please reach out to me at erik.oehler@nationalfootballpost.com.

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