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The Football History Dude - Sports History Network EPISODE 83, 25th September 2019
Rock Island Independents | Original NFL Team
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Rock Island Independents | Original NFL Team

Can you name all 14 of the original NFL teams? Would you have guessed one of the big-time teams of the inaugural 1920 NFL season hailed from one of the good ole' Quad Cities? That's right. The Rock Island Independents were a founding and original team of the NFL way back in the first season in 1920. They were even invited to Founding of the NFL back on September 17, 1920, and forever will be considered one of the most important teams of the first decade of the league. So strap on your seat belt, and let's get this baby up to 88MPH.

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