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1920 . American Professional Football Association formed
1922 . after two seasons the APFA changes its name to National Football League
1926 . American Football League formed, 9 teams participate, lasts one season.
1936 . AFL resuscitated, 12 teams participate, folds after two seasons.
1946 . All-American Football Conference formed, 8 charter members, lasts for 4 seasons.
1949 . AAFC and NFL agree to merge from next season, and form the National-American Football League.
1950 . three AAFC teams join the NFL, NAFL name not adopted, reverts to NFL before season starts.
1960 . American Football League (re)formed.
1967 . NFL and AFL champions of 1966 play off in AFL-NFL World Championship Game.
1970 . ten AFL and sixteen NFL teams merge into one League of two conferences.
1983 . United States Football League formed, folds after 1985 season, all 3 season were played during the spring.

The NFL evolved as follows:
1920-32 ... one League only, National Football League.
1933-49 ... two Divisions, Eastern and Western.
1950-52 ... two Divisions plus National Conferences.
1953-59 ... two Divisions, Eastern and Western Conferences.
1960-69 ... two Leagues, National Football League and American Football League.
1970- ...... one League of two Conferences, AFC and NFC.

End of season playoffs were introduced in 1933, and the Super Bowl commenced in 1967.

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1 NFL Awards
All multiple choice about some awards that were presented in the National Football League. This might be a little tough. I hope you enjoy it. :)
Tough
10 Q
Nightmare
Feb 23 11
762 plays
2 Famous NFL Games and Events
True football fans should know all these famous incidents in NFL history.
Average
10 Q
Twinflame
Oct 10 07
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3 NFL Stuffings #5
The last in a series of five all multiple choice quizzes about some stuff in the NFL. I hope that you have enjoyed them. :-)
Average
10 Q
Nightmare
Jun 29 06
2700 plays
4 Football - The NFC
Test your knowledge of the National Football Conference (NFC) and the pre-merger NFL with this quiz!
Average
15 Q
cag1970
May 17 02
5763 plays
5 Football Old School
Do you know your NFL history?
Average
10 Q
myrab51
Nov 11 06
2616 plays
6 NFL: A Look Back
Facts, stats, and records from the NFL in the 20th century. Some of these are not your run of the mill questions.
Difficult
15 Q
malcolmsex
Nov 05 03
2298 plays
7 Another Armchair Quarterback!
Here's another one for the armchair quarterback! Have fun!
Average
10 Q
psycho_mom
Feb 29 00
4059 plays
8 I Like Turkey With My Football!
Pro football on Thanksgiving in the United States is a long-running tradition. This quiz highlights some of the history behind this tradition.
Very Difficult
10 Q
cag1970
Nov 30 10
549 plays
9 NFL Oldies but Goodies
An interesting quiz about some of the greatest ever teams and players. Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
monte junt
Feb 13 04
1518 plays
10 Football Legends and Events
Get ready to answer some tough and easy questions, if you like Football.
Average
10 Q
JJGUS1
Jul 22 00
3822 plays
11 NFL!
Here's a football quiz for the baby boomer generation. Multiple choice questions that make you test your knowledge of America's favorite past-time.
Tough
10 Q
Blue-Devils
May 06 04
1890 plays
12 NFL History
Let's see how much you know about NFL teams trivia.
Average
10 Q
billnor
Sep 11 03
2823 plays
13 Pro Football History
Pro Football only, no College Football.
Difficult
10 Q
Dave2053
Mar 20 01
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14 The NFL: Opening Day
It always seems like such a long time from the moment the Super Bowl is over until the opening day kickoff of the following season. How much you know about opening day in the NFL?
Difficult
10 Q
superferd
Aug 21 03
1185 plays
15 NFL History
Hey! Most of this is old stuff. Hope you like it.
Tough
10 Q
hippy_joe_cool
Jul 27 00
4467 plays
16 Mixed Football Facts
This is a quiz for any average football fan. All multiple choice questions. Have fun and good luck!
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10 Q
Jendy
Mar 23 00
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