The first champion of the NFL was the Akron Pros in 1920.
That was Elgie Tobin who led the 1920 Akron Pros to the first NFL championship.
- Depends on how specifically you want your question answered: - The NFL was started in 1920, but 1933 was the first year that the NFL played a championship game in which the Chicago Bears were victorious over the New York Giants. - However, the first SUPERBOWL championship was played in 1966 where the Green Bay Packers (NFL) beat the Kansas City Chiefs (of the AFL - American Football League). - The NFL and AFL merged in 1970 as one league with two conferences and the Baltimore Colts won that match against the Dallas Cowboys.
Click on the 'NFL Championship Games' link below to see all participants in the NFL championship game since the first championship game was played in 1933.
1929 with a record of 12-0-1.
The Cardinals' first season in the NFL was 1920 and their head coach was Paddy Driscoll. He was head coach from 1920-1922.
The Vikings have won one NFL championship (Pre-1970 AFL-NFL Merger). They won the 1969 NFL Championship but lost in the Super Bowl IV to the AFL Champion Kansas City Chiefs.
Fritz Pollard and Bobby Marshall were the first two African Americans to play in the NFL in 1920. Pollard played for the Akron Pros and Marshall played for the Rock Island Independents. Fritz Pollard was also the first Black Head Coach in the NFL when he became Co-Head Coach at Akron in 1921, while remaining in the runningback position. He was also the first Black to be on a Championship team when Akron Won the tirle in 1920.
In the NFL, that would have been 1933. The NFL had only one division between 1920-1932 and whichever team had the highest winning percentage at the end of the season was crowned champion. In 1933, the NFL split teams into two divisions and instituted a championship game to determine the league champion. In the first championship game in 1933, the Chicago Bears defeated the New York Giants 23-21. In the 1932 season, there was a tie for the championship and the NFL scheduled a playoff game to determine who would be the league champion. In that game, the Chicago Bears defeated the Portsmouth Spartans (now the Detroit Lions) 9-0.
The 2009 season with be the NFL's 90th. Their first season was 1920.
The first Championship- The Akron Pros The first Super Bowl- The Green Bay Packers
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Charles Follis was believed to be the first black player in the NFL from 1902 to 1906. Between 1920 and 1926, there were only nine black people that played in the NFL, making Fritz Pollard and Bobby Marshall the first black players in the NFL in 1920.
The Green Bay Packers won the first NFL-AFL championship in January 1967, defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10.
Chicago Bears by the score of 23-21 over the New York Giants to win the NFL Championship in 1933.
The first NFL championship played in a dome was Super Bowl XII, which took place 1/15/1978 at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA.
January 15, 1967 ... the Green Bay Packers of the NFL defeated the Kansas City Chiefs of the AFL by the score of 35-10. This game is now known as Super Bowl I.
0. The Cowboys first appearance in an NFL championship game was the 1966 season when they played the Green Bay Packers and lost. The Packers went on to defeat the AFL champs Kansas City Chiefs in the first AFL-NFL Championship Game, now known as Super Bowl I.
The Bears are a charter team of the NFL, playing as the Decatur Staleys in the 1920 season. 1920 was the first year of the NFL. The NFL was known as the American Professional Football Association between 1920-1921 and changed their name to the National Football League in 1922.
There was no "first ever" NFL player. The NFL was formed in 1920 and consisted mostly of a group of teams that previously were members of the Ohio League.
1937. The Redskins defeated the Bears, 28-21, in Chicago on December 12, 1937 to win their first NFL championship.