NFL Team Chronology

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Can you name the current NFL teams in the order of their founding?

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Sep 17, 1920Charter member of NFL; moved in 1960 (from Chicago) and 1988 (from St Louis); merged with Steelers in 1944
Sep 17, 1920Charter member of NFL; moved in 1921 (from Decatur, IL); changed name in 1922
Aug 27, 1921Initially funded by the Indian Packing Company
Aug 1, 1925Played first game in New Britain, CT
Jul 12, 1930Moved and changed name in 1934 (from Portsmouth, OH)
Jul 9, 1932Changed name 1933; moved in 1936 (from Boston)
Jul 8, 1933Changed name in 1940; merged with other teams in 1943 and 1944
Jul 8, 1933Merged with Steelers in 1943
Feb 12, 1937Moved in 1946 (from Cleveland) and 1995 (from Los Angeles); suspended operations in 1943
Jun 4, 1944 (AAFC)Joined NFL from AAFC in 1950; suspended operations from 1996-98
Jun 4, 1944 (AAFC)Joined NFL from AAFC in 1950; first major league professional sports franchise in their town
Jan 23, 1953Moved in 1984 (from Baltimore)
Aug 14, 1959 (AFL)Charter member of AFL; changed name in 1963
Aug 14, 1959 (AFL)Charter member of AFL; moved in 1997 (from Houston) and changed name
Aug 14, 1959 (AFL)Charter member of AFL; 6 AFC championships and 2 Super Bowl victories
Aug 14, 1959 (AFL)Charter member of AFL; moved in 1963 (from Dallas) and changed name
Aug 14, 1959 (AFL)Charter member of AFL; moved in in 1961 (from Los Angeles)
Oct 28, 1959 (AFL)Charter member of AFL; AFL champs in 1964-65; lost 4 straight Super Bowls
Nov 22, 1959 (AFL)Charter member of AFL; changed name from city to region in 1971
Jan 28, 196020 consecutive winning seasons from 1966-1986
Jan 28, 1960Originally awarded an AFL franchise only to defect to NFL
Jan 30, 1960 (AFL)Moved to Los Angeles and back in 1982 and 1994
June 30, 1965Only Super Bowl appearance was a loss to Denver
Aug 16, 1965 (AFL)Best winning percentage of any team since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970
May 23, 1967 (AFL)Last AFL Expansion Team; joined AFL only because of the impending merger with NFL
Nov 1, 1966First winning season was not until 1987
Apr 24, 1974Lost first 26 games (league record losing streak)
Jun 4, 1974Only Super Bowl appearance was a loss to Pittsburgh
Oct 26, 1993Best first season ever by an expansion team (7-9)
Nov 30, 1993Qualified for the playoffs in their 2nd season
Feb 9, 1996Only Super Bowl appearance was a win over the Giants
Oct 6, 1999Newest NFL team

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