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Old 09-12-2012, 11:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default NFL Team Name Origins...

Cool article on how team names were created/chosen...


How NFL Teams Got Their Names
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Old 09-12-2012, 11:48 AM   #2 (permalink)
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excellent read in the history of the league. thanks for sharing.
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yes, thanks for sharing this. This is actually an awesome look at how teams came to be. Just sucks the Jets are Green and White because of the guy being a leprechaun. The Polish reign supreme.
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Thanks for sharing!
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The lions franchise was purchased for $7,900 in 1934! lol Franchise worth apr $880 million today. It is just crazy how much things have changed in like 70 years!
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The lions franchise was purchased for $7,900 in 1934! lol Franchise worth apr $880 million today. It is just crazy how much things have changed in like 70 years!
keep in mind you have to adjust for inflation, but yes, the value has indeed appreciated
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Pretty nuts how pretty much half the teams were named to contests haha some of the names that they could have been is funny.
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keep in mind you have to adjust for inflation, but yes, the value has indeed appreciated
That is amazing in itself the amount of inflation that has occurred in that time!
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i particularly liked the Oakland Senors...
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i particularly liked the Oakland Senors...
That name would fit pretty good now
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excellent read in the history of the league. thanks for sharing.
YEA, no problem...its cool to learn history of what we love so much
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bump for good reading...
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Thanks for the link.....first good read in awhile
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bump.. thanks
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another bump..thanks
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bump for gameday reading...
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bump for sunday football..
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bump... interesting, thanks
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Love how people like to say the redskins name is racist yet it was choosen by native americans. Shows how little some you know. Good read
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