How EVERY Team Got Its Name & Identity!

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  • Published: 12 September 2019
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  • NFL Throwback
    NFL Throwback   1 months back

    Glad to see all the positive reception for this video! We are VERY excited to do more videos like this! We did however make a small mistake. The Buccaneers owners name when they come up in 1976 – we said Hugh Culverson – and it’s Culverhouse. We are sorry about the error!

    • Mr Wavy Man Williams
      Mr Wavy Man Williams  4 hours back

      you guys are awesome

    • Joshua Silva-ponte
      Joshua Silva-ponte  2 days back

      I honestly pray that every city and/or state gets an nfl team

    • binkyxz3
      binkyxz3  6 days back

      Great video. Trivia tidbit: Cleveland Rams were the 1st team to put a graphic on their helmets.

    • Michael Green
      Michael Green  1 weeks back

      @chris dube :-D

    • Grant Vasquez
      Grant Vasquez  1 weeks back

      Another thing that made me mad is when they featured the Cardinals modern logo and not the classic logo.

  • Orcas
    Orcas  5 hours back

    wait,... didn't the Washington redskins got it's name from the descendants of white settlers who thought racism was okay?

    • Flowmaster925
      Flowmaster925  5 hours back

      eveery clip, the runner drops his head, the tackler drops his head. i wonder why they have an issue now a days?

      • ZOIDRAB
        ZOIDRAB  6 hours back

        Da Bearce.

        • JR ALFREIN
          JR ALFREIN  6 hours back

          Great vid great info good job. Man the NFL what a extraordinary leauge.

          • Alina Huerta
            Alina Huerta  7 hours back

            The Niners was in 1946.. dumb ass.. 🤦🏻‍♀️

            • MITIMAH
              MITIMAH  7 hours back

              I really watched this whole thing

              • Jack
                Jack  9 hours back

                $100 for a team, sign me up!

                • Austin Botelho
                  Austin Botelho  10 hours back

                  there should be another 2 franchises in Montana or Idaho to keep the Seahawks company

                  • boringlyawesum
                    boringlyawesum  12 hours back

                    atlanta confederates has a good ring to it.

                    • Kevin Day
                      Kevin Day  14 hours back

                      Early highlights as the Portsmouth Spartans include the "iron man" game against Green Bay in 1932. In that game, Spartan coach Potsy Clark refused to make even a single substitution against the defending NFL champion Packers. Portsmouth won 19–0 and used only 11 players all game.[3] At the end of the 1932 season, the Spartans were tied for first place in the league with the Chicago Bears.[4] That prompted what in retrospect became known as the first NFL playoff game. Blizzard conditions in Chicago meant the game was moved from Wrigley Field's outdoor field to the indoor field at Chicago Stadium, which allowed for only an 80-yard field. The game was won 9–0 by the Bears, on a touchdown pass from Bronko Nagurski to Red Grange.[4] The resulting interest led to the establishment of Eastern and Western conferences and a regular championship game beginning in 1933.

                      • SUBMEGA
                        SUBMEGA  19 hours back

                        Nice Vid

                        • Patrick Mcghee
                          Patrick Mcghee  1 days back

                          Pleas do one about the titans

                          • Chris Cassidy
                            Chris Cassidy  1 days back

                            Say it slowly, Mr. football expert/historian: JAGUARS (jaqwahrs), not Jag Wires, you jagoff.

                            • Ryan Strnad
                              Ryan Strnad  1 days back

                              I saw some NIGHT games in there, looking like they were played during the 50's according to their "timeline". I thought that before Monday Night Football started in 1970, there were only 2 or 3 night games played and that was during the late 60's I heard?

                              • Cleat Plays
                                Cleat Plays  1 days back

                                Interesting to see at 29:50 the current footprint for the NFL. TV market is king.

                                • Greg Fouts
                                  Greg Fouts  1 days back

                                  Gobi

                                  • Starwarsdude8221991
                                    Starwarsdude8221991  1 days back

                                    The monarch of the league, lol

                                    • Rodney Leon
                                      Rodney Leon  2 days back

                                      15:15 Perry

                                      • Don Scott
                                        Don Scott  2 days back

                                        Nice vid, but unless I missed it, you never mentioned the creation of the Houston Oilers. You mentioned them twice AFTER they already existed.

                                        • Gabriel Gee Gonzales
                                          Gabriel Gee Gonzales  2 days back

                                          nfl should add two more expansion teams

                                          • Y*E*E*T
                                            Y*E*E*T  2 days back

                                            Why did I already know all of this

                                            • Laurie Dale
                                              Laurie Dale  2 days back

                                              Vhg

                                              • Carl
                                                Carl  2 days back

                                                2028: The Salt Lake City "MoMos"

                                                • T.C. Thompson
                                                  T.C. Thompson  2 days back

                                                  Every Ravens fan should see this and know that the Colts keeping the name and history when they moved was not some breach of tradition, but the way ALL teams behaved when they moved. Their situation with the Browns was unique AND not the doing of the city of Baltimore, but Cleveland forcing the history and name to stay in Cleveland with a court order.

                                                  • T.C. Thompson
                                                    T.C. Thompson  2 days back

                                                    I never would have guessed that the "one thing" on the mind of the Carolina Panthers on opening day would be Google Assistant.

                                                    • Don’t Trip
                                                      Don’t Trip  2 days back

                                                      CHARGE!!!!! ⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️

                                                      • Rafael Borrayo
                                                        Rafael Borrayo  2 days back

                                                        Arizona cardinals!! Are the oldest team wow 🔥

                                                        • HyperFoxTails
                                                          HyperFoxTails  2 days back

                                                          Racine WI still has a Foot Ball Team known as the Racine Raiders!

                                                          • Noah Mitchelk
                                                            Noah Mitchelk  2 days back

                                                            Ahh Tom Brady still the greatest

                                                            • No turtles Og
                                                              No turtles Og  2 days back

                                                              If you have a problem with sleeping just watch this you’ll be asleep pretty soon

                                                              • Mark
                                                                Mark  2 days back

                                                                There’s a high school version of Petrino named Rush Probst. There’s a documentary out there on that scumbag.

                                                                • Jacob Szymczak
                                                                  Jacob Szymczak  2 days back

                                                                  Could never do a "Name the Team" contest nowadays. If left up to the people's popular vote all you'll get are meme names

                                                                  • DarkSpiderZero
                                                                    DarkSpiderZero  2 days back

                                                                    This video owes the YouTube algorithm a huge favor. It's been randomly recommended to me for a few weeks. I finally gave up and watched it. It's a good video

                                                                    • runedragon1985
                                                                      runedragon1985  3 days back

                                                                      I'll be honest, I don't watch much football (except with my dad when I feel like it, it's kind of our thing) and I always kind of wondered about the history of the teams. I'm not even 8 minutes in and I'm learning stuff! This is really in-depth and insightful!

                                                                      • Handful of Baby Carrots

                                                                        SKOL!

                                                                        • do0r
                                                                          do0r  3 days back

                                                                          the boston milwaukee atlanta braves are the oldest professional sports franchise in the WORLD.

                                                                          • Ameir the gamer 12
                                                                            Ameir the gamer 12  3 days back

                                                                            Lol

                                                                            • ben pruitt
                                                                              ben pruitt  3 days back

                                                                              “the lion is the monarch of the jungle as we hope to be the monarchs of the league”

                                                                              2008: *laughs in 0-16*

                                                                              • PMK
                                                                                PMK  3 days back

                                                                                Huh, I figured the Titans must have chosen the name because Nashville used to be called the “Athens of the South” before it was Music City

                                                                                • Adrox
                                                                                  Adrox  3 days back

                                                                                  That kid at 24:15 though !

                                                                                  • superbus starodub
                                                                                    superbus starodub  3 days back

                                                                                    "jaguire"

                                                                                    • superbus starodub
                                                                                      superbus starodub  3 days back

                                                                                      "payed" huh

                                                                                      • Justin Bolton
                                                                                        Justin Bolton  3 days back

                                                                                        Did anyone catch that 2 handed pass at 8:17

                                                                                        • Michael Blevins
                                                                                          Michael Blevins  3 days back

                                                                                          I can see Spartan Stadium from where I live!!!!

                                                                                          • Fugal
                                                                                            Fugal  3 days back

                                                                                            300 years later:
                                                                                            *Worldwide American Football League*

                                                                                            • Dustin Bailey
                                                                                              Dustin Bailey  3 days back

                                                                                              The Portsmouth Spartans stadium is now a high school stadium that is my high schools rival

                                                                                              • Ray Rodriguez
                                                                                                Ray Rodriguez  3 days back

                                                                                                Good video