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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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Cowboy up! Dallas gets a football team.

The year was 1960 when the Dallas Cowboys were born.  It was supposed to be a simple process of applying for and getting an expansion team since there were no NFL teams south of Washington, DC at the time.  It … Continue reading

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