American Football Database
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  • The American Professional Football Association was formed on September 17, 1920 and included ten teams from four different states. The APFA lasted two seasons before it was reorganized on June 24, 1922 into the National Football League. Only two teams currently in the NFL, the Decatur Staleys (now the Chicago Bears) and the Chicago Cardinals (now the Arizona Cardinals), are founding members.

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