From 1920-1932, the NFL championship was determined by best regular season record. In 1932, there was a tie between the Chicago Bears and Portsmouth Spartans necessitating a playoff. Chicago won 9-0. From then on, the NFL season ended with a championship
The 1958 NFL Championship Game has been referred to a the "greatest game ever played." In that storied matchup, the Baltimore Colts defeated the New York Giants 23-17 in the first overtime game in NFL history. Pictured is the game ball.
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was an assistant for the New York Giants from 1979-1990. Pictured is Belichick's jacket and game plan when he helped the Giants win Super Bowl XXV as defensive coordinator.
Pictured here is a guitar the rock group Kiss used during the halftime show of Super Bowl XXXIII.
The Cleveland Bulldogs were awarded this trophy after winning the 1924 NFL title.
Steve Christie wore this shoe when he kicked the winning FG in the Buffalo Bills' win over the Houston Oilers in the 1992 AFC Wildcard Game. The field goal put the finishing touches on the greatest comeback in NFL history.
Hall of Famer Sammy Baugh hit this crossbar in Cleveland Stadium which resulted in a safety during the '45 title game. Baugh and the Redskins lost by one point to the Cleveland Rams, 15-14.
Each year world class performers provide halftime entertainment at the Super Bowl. Paul McCartney autographed this piece following his performance at Super Bowl XXXIX.
These play sheets were used by former St. Louis Rams head coach Dick Vermeil during Super Bowl XXXIV. The Rams defeated the Tennessee Titans 23-16 to earn their first Super Bowl title.
Lou "The Toe" Groza wore these shoes during the 1950 NFL Championship Game. Groza kicked the game-winning field goal with only 28 seconds remaining on the clock.
This football was signed by the 1929 Green Bay Packers. That team won the NFL championship by posting a 12-0-1 regular season record. The Packers also won the NFL title in 1930 and 1931 to become the first team ever win three straight NFL championships.
The Ed Thorpe Trophy was awarded to the NFL champions prior to the Super Bowl. This is the trophy given to the New York Giants after their victory in the 1934 NFL Championship Game.
Dallas Cowboys QB Troy Aikman wore this helmet during the 1992 season. He posted personal highs in stats that season but, more importantly, led the Cowboys to a victory in Super Bowl XXVII and was named the game's MVP.
Remnants of the goal post from the famous 1958 championship.
The Chicago Bears players were given this gold fob following their win in the 1941 NFL Championship Game.
This is Marvin Lewis' play sheet from Super Bowl XXXV whe he was the team's defensive coordinator who helped lead the Ravens to a win over the New York Giants.
A commemorative football signed by the Super Bowl XLI champion Indianapolis Colts.
A sideline jacket of the Providence Steam Roller. The team won the 1928 NFL title with 8-1-2 record.
Defensive end Bruce Smith wore this helmet in 1990 as the Buffalo Bills earned their first ever trip to the Super Bowl. Smith was the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year that season.
The program cover from the '45 championship.
This is the elevator panel from Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh. Art Rooney missed the famous "Immaculate Reception" as he was in the elevator on his way to the locker room thinking his team had lost to the Raiders.
Tom Brady, the 2007 NFL MVP, donated the complete uniform he wore in Super Bowl XLII to the Hall of Fame.
The uniform is currently on display in the Pro Football Today Gallery.