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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. :)
10 Q
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2 Famous NFL Games and Events
True football fans should know all these famous incidents in NFL history.
10 Q
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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. :-)
10 Q
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4 Football - The NFC
Test your knowledge of the National Football Conference (NFC) and the pre-merger NFL with this quiz!
15 Q
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5 Football Old School
Do you know your NFL history?
10 Q
Nov 11 06
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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.
15 Q
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7 Another Armchair Quarterback!
Here's another one for the armchair quarterback! Have fun!
10 Q
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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
Nov 30 10
549 plays
9 NFL Oldies but Goodies
An interesting quiz about some of the greatest ever teams and players. Good luck!
10 Q
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Feb 13 04
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10 Football Legends and Events
Get ready to answer some tough and easy questions, if you like Football.
10 Q
Jul 22 00
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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.
10 Q
May 06 04
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12 NFL History
Let's see how much you know about NFL teams trivia.
10 Q
Sep 11 03
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13 Pro Football History
Pro Football only, no College Football.
10 Q
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?
10 Q
Aug 21 03
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15 NFL History
Hey! Most of this is old stuff. Hope you like it.
10 Q
Jul 27 00
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16 Mixed Football Facts
This is a quiz for any average football fan. All multiple choice questions. Have fun and good luck!
10 Q
Mar 23 00
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