Raymond Mirra: NFL Films Has Given Football Fans and America a Treasure
Raymond Mirra has been around in sports for over three decades — working in newspaper, radio, television. Around twelve years of his career were spent working at NFL Films. One thing that he took away from his time in the football world is a profound respect for those playing the game. Raymond Mirra has been around in sports for over three decades working in newspaper, radio and television. He was the host for the New York Giants for seven years, he left to work at NFL Films. Twelve years of his career were spent working at NFL Films.
Raymond Mirra has worn many hats in the sports world, most notably during his 12 years with NFL Films. One of the things he took away from his time at the production company is a profound respect for those who play the game. He respects all NFL players but he has a particular affinity and respect for those who have played in the game — whether they did it badly or well. A playing career stands out to Mirra like one who has experienced the journey of self-betterment. Raymond Mirra reveals the secrets behind the trade in this book.
He shows how shots are set up, how some of the most iconic people were filmed, what a day in the life of an NFL Films cameraman might look like. You’ll get inside stories on some of his most popular projects and find out what it took to get them done. Every football player makes sacrifices. When they play, they’re on a mission to win. They’re not faking it when they dive for the touchdown. Theirs is a game of heart, commitment and spirit. Everyone who plays has to make sacrifices, even as far as giving up their own bodies at times to achieve victory.
Veteran Sports Journalist
Whether you’re into the rivalry of fantasy football or gravitate more towards basketball, we can all agree that playing a sport takes a lot of courage. Raymond Mirra, who’s spent decades in sports media and has worked at NFL Films, says: “Courage is a trait that most people admire and hope to emulate, because it takes bravery to stand up for those who cannot speak for themselves. As an organization, we honor the people who allow us to do the important work we do every day by donating 100% of our profits to charities like Mercy Corps.
That’s how we know this shirt will help change lives. Raymond Mirra is a veteran sports journalist who has covered nearly every sport imaginable in the span of his career. His defining career was the 12 years that he spent at NFL Films. He left in 2014 to pursue other opportunities and since then has been a freelance photographer for various companies. Today’s NFL athletes are bigger, faster and stronger than ever before. Managing the day-to-day demands of practice and games requires a tremendous amount of dedication, focus and commitment to nutrition and recovery.
To help protect players from the risk of developing musculoskeletal injuries we need to understand the influence of exercise intensity on physical performance and recovery over the course of the entire practice week. Ray Mirra has been a part of the sports world for over three decades. His experience ranges from working in newspapers, radio, and television to spending over 12 years at NFL Films. One thing that he took away from his time in the football world is a profound respect for those playing the game.
Inspiration From Sports
Raymond Mirra, who has been associated with the sports industry for over 30 years, was also working at NFL Films for 12 years.Mirra always admired people who were willing to stand up and play football and put their bodies on the line. With his impressive work experience in newspapers, radio, and television, he holds a lot of respect for football players. Each and every football game is unlike any other. One thing that Mirra learned while working in radio, television and newspaper publications, was how to capture the story behind the story. His work at NFL Films taught him that there were stories and images being made by players on the field.
Since beginning his career, Raymond Mirra has drawn inspiration from sports, photography, and our natural landscapes — all of which are part of his ongoing work. A football player needs to be disciplined, physical and mentally tough. Confidence comes through preparation, but one also need to have courage to play this game. The linebackers come off the ball fast, powerful, sometimes violent in collision, and it is a violent game when you play inside the box. If a reporter has been at NFL Films for twelve years, imagine how much knowledge he can share with younger players still learning the game and studying their role models on tape.
Football is an extremely tough and dangerous sport. And being a football player, makes you a part of a fraternity that no-one can understand unless you’ve been there experiencing it yourself. There’s always an element of fear for all players, both absolutely and immensely playable; but still something in each individual’s character comes out when they step onto the field — that only themselves and other team members can see. This book is an attempt to bring out some of those wonderful stories in these players.