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Timeline: NFL Football
1920: The NFL begins under the name American Professional Football Association.
1936: The NFL holds its first annual draft of college players.
1939: The first NFL game is televised.

History of American football - Wikipedia

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1946 was an important year in the history of professional football, as that was the year when the ...

Birth of Pro Football | Pro Football Hall of Fame Official Site

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Discover the stories and interesting history behind the birth of pro football here at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Football History - the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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The comprehensive and detailed history of Pro Football is available here from its conception in the late 1800's to the record breaking 2000's.

Professional football is born - Aug 20, 1920 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, Professional football is born on Aug 20, 1920. Learn more about what happened today on History.

The Birth of the National Football League - History in the Headlines

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Sep 4, 2014 ... The National Football League today is a multi-billion-dollar enterprise, but its origins as the American Professional Football Association were ...

NFL History by Decade - NFL.com

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Rutgers and Princeton played a college soccer football game, the first ever, November 6. The game used modified London Football Association rules. During the ...

Pro-Football-Reference.com: Pro Football Statistics and History

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Complete source for pro football history including complete player, team, and league stats, awards, records, leaders, rookies and scores.

NFL.com History

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NFL History. Select a Team ... Select a Historical Category... Pro ... NFL and the NFL shield design are registered trademarks of the National Football League.

History of The Game Of Football Including The NFL and College ...

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The Origins, History and Growth of College and Professional Football including important milestones, growth and changes to the game.