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Wild Super Bowl stories from Steve Sabol: Handguns, Rolexes and a perfect season

Wild Super Bowl stories from Steve Sabol: Handguns, Rolexes and a perfect season

Steve Sabol, who helped his father, Ed, found NFL Films in 1962, sat down with The Times' Sam Farmer in 2010 and shared some of his behind-the-scenes Super Bowl stories. Sabol passed away in September 2012.

Some of the strangest and most memorable Super Bowl stories are the ones that happen just after the game has ended.

Think back to the Miami Dolphins' "perfect" season in 1972. Remember when Don Shula was carried off the field after his team beat the Redskins? Well, most people have a very different memory about what happened than Shula does.

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