Monthly Archives: January 2013

Ravens find a haven…in Baltimore

The Baltimore Raven are one of the newer teams in the NFL.  They got their start in 1996 when Art Modell decided he would like to move his Cleveland Browns to Baltimore.  This caused some controversy but ultimately Cleveland would … Continue reading

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The Seahawks catch a franchise in Seattle

In 1974 a professional football franchise was awarded to Lloyd Nordstrom (of the retail chain).  Originally, the team name was going to be the Seattle Kings however like many fledgling teams the ownership held a naming contest amongst Seattle natives … Continue reading

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Falcons come home to roost…in Georgia

Joining the NFL in 1965 the Atlanta Falcons became the 15th NFL team.  At the time there were many people that were vying for an Atlanta-based football franchise but in the end it was awarded to Rankin Smith.  For the … Continue reading

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