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So, for the first time in NFL history, a one-game playoff was staged on Dec. 18, 1932, to determine the league champion. In 1932, the first playoff game was played indoors at Chicago Stadium due to poor weather. The Bears won the league championship by beating the Portsmouth Spartans, 9-0.

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The 1932 NFL Playoff Game was the first ever NLF Playoff game held by National Football League (NFL), the major professional America football league. It was first played indoor in Chicago Stadium.

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