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The Bengals begin

As with a lot of teams in the NFL, the Cincinnati Bengals began in the AFL.  It was 1966 when the Bengals got their start.  Interestingly, it was former Brown’s head coach, Paul Brown, that vied for and received the … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Browns get their start

Arthur McBride owned a taxi cab company but his real interest was in football.   In 1944 he was able to secure a pro football team franchise in Cleveland through the AAFC.  Additionally, he was able to talk the then successful … Continue reading

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