Faces of the game: Sabol and Katz

In the riveting drama that is the national football league, everyone has a role to play

Updated: August 25, 2010, 12:28 PM ET
By Eddie Matz
Portfolio by Ture Lillegraven
| ESPN The Magazine


The Chroniclers
Howard Katz, Steve Sabol

The creative and business brains (that's Sabol with the camera) behind NFL Films and the NFL Network are the guys to thank for "Thursday Night Football." Or, as it's more commonly known, the Reason You Now Ignore Your Family Three Nights a Week.