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In 1922 the name was changed from American Pro Football Association to the National football league.

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The NFL is the older league, formed in 1920.There have been several AFLs, the first of which was formed in 1926, the last of which was formed in 1960, and eventually merged with the NFL in 1970.


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When was the NFL made?

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When was NFL developed?

The National Football League (NFL) was formed in 1922 out of the American Professional Football Association (APFA), which was founded in 1920.


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Who formed the NFL?

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The Green Bay Packers were formed on August 11th 1919. They have had a long and storied history making them a storied franchise in the NFL.


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Who created NFL?

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How was the NFL made?

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