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Home Sports Oldest NFL Franchises Oldest NFL Franchises. December 31, 2017 John Sports Comments Off on Oldest NFL Franchises. These are the current 32 NFL teams and the year they played their first season. The list also shows what cities the teams have been located in throughout history. ... New England Patriots – 1960 – Boston (1960-1970 ...


National Football League Franchise Histories . From the birth of the National Football League with its 14 members in 1920 to the current 32 teams today, here's a rundown of every franchise that has belonged to the NFL over the years. For more on the histories of the current 32 teams, please visit the team area of our History section.


One of the NFL’s oldest franchises, their fans will be hoping that current superstar Calvin Johnson can do what former running back Barry Sanders could not, and lead them to their first Super Bowl appearance in team history and their first NFL championship appearance since the Eisenhower era.


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Membership of the league increased to 22 teams – including more of the New York teams – in 1921, but throughout the 1920s the membership was unstable and the league was not a major national sport. On June 24, 1922, the organization, now headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, changed its title a final time to the National Football League.


The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, and the highest professional level of American football in the world.


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somebody may want to confirm this but off the top of my head (newest to oldest) - Houston Texans, Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Jacksonville.


By the way, the below post by ORIGINALGEORGE is completely false! Small market teams have the same amount to spend on players as large market teams. He is confusing MLB with NFL. What keeps small market teams viable in the NFL is revenue sharing. Small market teams have the same exact chance to land expensive free agents as large market teams.


1970: This was an eventful year.The American Football Conference was formed on May 17, 1969, prompting the entry of several teams when the American Football League merged with the NFL: the New England Patriots (previously the Boston Patriots), the Buffalo Bills, the Cincinnati Bengals, the Denver Broncos, the Houston Oilers, the Kansas City Chiefs, the Miami Dolphins, the New York Jets, the ...