Timeline: NFL Football
The NFL begins under the name American Professional Football Association.
The NFL holds its first annual draft of college players.
The first NFL game is televised.
The National Football League (NFL) was founded in 1920 as the American
Professional Football Association (APFA) with ten teams from four states, all of
Rutgers and Princeton played a college soccer football game, the first ever,
November 6. The game used modified London Football Association rules. During
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Sep 4, 2014 ... As a new NFL season kicks off, look back at the league's inaugural 1920
campaign, which featured its birth in an Ohio auto dealership, teams in ...
From 1920-1931, the NFL champion was determined by a team's win-loss
percentage. In 1932, a playoff game was needed to determine the championship.
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Paid attendance for all NFL games increased in 1999 for the third year in a row ...
Jan 21, 2016 ... NFL major U.S. professional gridiron football organization, founded ... For a more
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The result of the meeting was the birth of the National Football League. Photo (
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