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National Football League (NFL)


Sport: Football

Nation: USA

Level: Major League

Years in Existence: 1920-present

Former Names: American Professional Football Association (APFA) (1920-21)


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#1 Ranked Franchises of the Year

#2 Ranked Franchises of the Year

#3 Ranked Franchises of the Year

#4 Ranked Franchises of the Year

Current Franchises

Arizona Cardinals
Atlanta Falcons
Baltimore Ravens
Buffalo Bills
Carolina Panthers
Chicago Bears
Cincinnati Bengals
Cleveland Browns
Dallas Cowboys
Denver Broncos
Detroit Lions
Green Bay Packers
Houston Texans
Indianapolis Colts
Jacksonville Jaguars
Kansas City Chiefs
Miami Dolphins
Minnesota Vikings
New England Patriots
New Orleans Saints
New York Giants
New York Jets
Oakland Raiders
Philadelphia Eagles
Pittsburgh Steelers
San Diego Chargers
San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks
St. Louis Rams
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tennessee Titans
Washington Redskins


Current Franchises Who Moved to Another City

Baltimore Colts (Moved to Indianapolis)

Boston Redskins (Moved to Washington D.C.)

Chicago Cardinals (Moved to St. Louis)

Cleveland Rams (Moved to Los Angeles)

Decatur Staleys (Moved to Chicago and eventually became the Bears)

Houston Oilers (Moved to Nashville and eventually became the Tennessee Titans)

Los Angeles Raiders (Moved to Oakland)

Los Angeles Rams (Moved to St. Louis)

Oakland Raiders (Moved to Los Angeles then moved back to Oakland)

Portsmouth Spartans (Moved to Detroit and became the Lions)

St. Louis Cardinals (Moved to Phoenix)

Current Franchises Who Played in Another League

Buffalo Bills merged from the AFL

Cincinnati Bengals merged from the AFL

Cleveland Browns merged from the AAFC

Denver Broncos merged from the AFL

Kansas City Chiefs merged from the AFL

Miami Dolphins merged from the AFL

New England Patriots merged from the AFL

New York Jets merged from the AFL

Oakland Raiders merged from the AFL

San Diego Chargers merged from the AFL

San Francisco 49ers merged from the AAFC

Tennessee Titans then the Houston Oilers merged from the AFL

Defunct Franchises

Akron Pros/Indians (1920-1926)

Baltimore Colts I (1950)

Boston Bulldogs (1929)

Boston Yanks (1944-1948)

Brooklyn Dodgers/Tigers (1930-1944)

Brooklyn Lions (1926)

Buffalo All-Americans/Rangers/Bisons (1920-1927 & 1929)

Canton Bulldogs (1920-1923 & 1925-1926)

Chicago Tigers (1920)

Cincinnati Celts (1921)

Cincinnati Reds (1933-1934)

Cleveland Bulldogs (1924-1925 & 1927)

Cleveland Indians (1923 & 1931)

Cleveland Tigers/Indians (19201-1921)

Columbus Panhandles/Tigers (1920-1926)

Dallas Texans (1952)

Dayton Triangles (1920-1929)

Detroit Heralds (1920)

Detroit Panthers (1925-1926)

Detroit Tigers (1921)

Detroit Wolverines (1928)

Duluth Kelleys/Eskimos (1923-1927)

Evansville Crimson Giants (1921-1922)

Frankford Yellow Jackets (1924-1931)

Hammond Pros (1920-1926)

Hartford Blues (1926)

Kansas City Cowboys (1924-1926)

Kenosha Maroons (1924)

Los Angeles Buccaneers (1926)

Louisville Brecks/Colonels (1921-1923 & 1926)

Milwaukee Badgers (1922-1926)

Minneapolis Marines/Red Jackets (1921-1924 & 1929-1930)

Muncie Flyers (1920-1921)

New York Brickley Giants (1921)

New York Yankees (1927-1928)

Newark Tornadoes (1928)

Oorang Indians (1922-1923)

Orange Tornadoes (1929) (Moved to Newark)

Pottsville Maroons (1925-1928) (Moved to Boston and became the Bulldogs)

Providence Steam Rollers (1925-1931)

Racine Legion/Tornadoes (1922-1924 & 1926)

Rochester Jeffersons (1920-1925)

Rock Island Independents (1920-1925)

St. Louis All-Stars (1923)

St. Louis Gunners (1934)

Staten Island Stapletons (1929-1932)

Toledo Maroons (1922-1923)

Tonawanda Kardex (1921 for 1 game)

Washington Senators (1921)

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