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Bengals History

On this day in 1967the city of Cincinnati was awarded an AFL franchise to begin play in '68. Read More

Hall of Fame members in HOF Game

Since its inception in 1962, there have been 125 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame who have either played or coached in a Hall of Fame Game. Read More

Football & America

Since the founding of the National Football League in 1920, the league and its players have answered America's call during times of national crisis and military conflicts. Read More

Rocky Bleier's heroism in Vietnam

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World War II - over 1,000 from NFL served

This NFL honor roll is a list of the over 1,000 NFL personnel who served in the military during World War II Read More

NFL's Congressional Medal of Honor recipients

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Lem Barney, Class of 1992

Barney originally was tested as a wide receiver but his exceptional skills as a defender could not be ignored. Read More

Lions History

After three seasons in a small river town in Ohio, the Portsmouth Spartans relocated to Detroit in 1934 and became the Lions. Read More

Ball hawk

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McDaniel’s path to the end zone

Enjoy a look back at memorable playoff performances by the all-time greatest players. No player has played in more Wild-Card games than Hall of Fame guard Randall McDaniel. He got first taste of playoff pressure as a rookie. Read More

Notes & Quotes: Randall McDaniel

Check out the many interesting notes and quotes on Class of 2009 Enshrinee Randall McDaniel. Read More

Remembering two NFL players killed in Vietnam

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Eddie Lebaron, the "Littlest" General

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HOF Profile: Gale Sayers

Gale Sayers burst upon the pro football scene in 1965 with the kind of an impact that the sport had not felt in many years Read More

Sayers scores 6

Gale Sayers had one of the more memorable days in NFL history on December 12, 1965. On that day, the Chicago Bears halfback scored a record-tying six touchdowns against the San Francisco 49ers. Read More

Sayers remains all-time Kickoff return leader

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HOFers by Year

Here's a look at the year-by-year classes. Read More

NFL Franchises - 1920 - Present

Here is a complete rundown of every franchise that has competed in the National Football League since it was founded in downtown Canton, Ohio on September 17, 1920. Read More

Top 20 - Rushing Yards

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Football and America

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All-time rushing record holders

Thirty years ago the great Walter Payton surpassed Jim Brown as the NFL's all-time leading rusher. Read More

Rushing into the record book

Only one team single-season rushing record fell in 2010. Arian Foster of the Houston Texans won the NFL rushing title in 2010 as he set the franchise record for rushing yards in a season. Read More

NFL’s first experiment with OT

Prophetically, Hall of Fame coach Sid Gillman thought there needed to be a fairer way than a coin toss to determine a winner in OT. He shared his thoughts following the L.A. Rams sudden-death victory in a 1955 preseason game. Read More

HOFers in the Super Bowl

One of the proudest credentials on a Hall of Famer's resume is how many times they've helped their team to the Super Bowl. Read More

Playoff Results - All-time scores, 1932-Present

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Christmas '71: NFL's Longest Game

The Kansas City Chiefs and Miami Dolphins spent their Christmas Day in 1971 battling in what is the longest game ever played in NFL history. Read More

Pro football's other undefeated teams

The '42 Chicago Bears and the '48 Cleveland Browns recorded perfect regular season records. Read More

Football & America: World War II

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AFL's All-Time Team

The AFLs All-Time teams were announced in Jan. 1970. Read More

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