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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_National_Football_League

The National Football League (NFL) was founded in 1920 as the American Professional ... The NFL was the first professional football league to successfully establish a nationwide presence, after several decades of failed attempts. ... Teams became more financially viable, the last team folding in 1952 and the league ...

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League NFL CHICAGO TIGERS They played only in the first year of the NFL ( 1920) and, because of this, have the distinction of being the first NFL team to fold.

www.nfl.com/history/chronology/1921-1930

For the first time, all of the franchises considered to be part of the NFL fielded teams. Thorpe played his second and final season for the Oorang Indians. Against ...

www.profootballhof.com/news/football-firsts

First Game Featuring an NFL Team September 26, 1920- The first game featuring an APFA team was played at Rock Island's Douglas Park. A crowd of 800 ...

www.quora.com/What-are-the-original-eight-NFL-teams

The NFL began as the American Professional Football Association or APFA. ... In 1932 the first playoffs were held and there were exactly 8 teams: the Chicago ...

www.profootballhof.com/nfl-champions

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.

www.therichest.com/sports/football-sports/top-10-oldest-nfl-teams

Apr 19, 2014 ... With the Super Bowl not played until 1967 and the NFL-AFL merger not ... The 49ers were the first team in the four major sports leagues to play ...

www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost/kenny-washington-paved-way-for-black-players-in-nfl/2014/02/19/063ad55e-98c2-11e3-80ac-63a8ba7f7942_story.html

Feb 19, 2014 ... A UCLA running back was first African American to play in modern NFL. ... Still, none were drafted, even though the NFL had 10 teams in 1940 ...

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In 1922, he joined the NFL, after moving the team to Chicago in 1921 and ..... Sort of…the first Dallas Texans team that became the Baltimore Colts was part of ...