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1. Which franchise was the oldest in professional football history?
2. The first recorded NFL season occurred in 1920. Only two of those franchises survived. One was the Chicago Bears. But they weren't called the Bears, and they weren't in Chicago in 1920. What were the Bears called in 1920?
3. Which team entered the league in 1921?
4. The initial name of the Detroit Lions was the Spartans. What city did they start in?
5. The Boston Braves entered the NFL in 1932. They changed their name in 1937 to what?
6. The Rams franchise entered the league in 1937. What city hosted the Rams for their early years?
7. Art Rooney was the legendary long-time owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers. But what other team did he also partially own for a brief period of time?
8. World War II took a toll on the NFL. The Steelers were forced to merge with the Eagles in 1943. They also had to merge with another team in 1944. What team did they combine with that year?
9. One team was actually forced to suspend operations for a year during World War II. Who was forced to take this drastic measure?
10. Robert Irsay is most remembered as the man that moved the Colts from Baltimore to Indianapolis under cover of darkness. But before he owned the Colts, what team did he own?
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