Q. What is the Best NFL Football Team to date?
A. Undeniably, the 1985 Chicago Bears fielded a team that would record a 15-1 record and an offense that racked up 456 points while allowing only 198 to be scored against them. The roster included names like McMahon, Sweetness, The Fridge and oh the team overall was known as “Da Bears”.
Q. How did Football become an American Sport?
A. Dartmouth University Students in the early 19th century began playing a game called Old Division Football (a game between soccer and rugby). Later, the Ohio League teams organized and formed the APF (American Professional Football) in 1921; the league changed its name to the APFA (American Professional Football Association) and increased its league to 22 teams. The following year the league would change its name again to the National Football League.
Q. Who is the greatest NFL Player of all time?
A. Standing at 6-2 and weighing 235 pounds in 1930, Bronko Nagurski was a giant among men. He played for the Chicago Bears from 1930-1937 and is considered the greatest player of the game. He played both offense (fullback) and defense (defensive lineman) and he helped the Bears win two NFL Championships and several Division Championships.
Q. What team won the first NFL Championship?
A. The Canton Bulldogs (led by Jim Thorpe)
Q. Who was the first person to be paid to play professional football?
A. William (Pudge) Heffelfinger who was paid by the Allegheny Athletic Association.