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Classic Team Logo of The Day

24 Oct

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A logo from the game that became known as Super Bowl I, played on January 15, 1967 between the NFL champion Green Bay Packers and the NFL’s best, the Kansas City Chiefs. At the time, the title game was a brand new concept, developed as part of an agreed merger of the two leagues, and was named the AFL/NFL Championship Game, only later, before the fifth game of it’s kind, to be called the Super Bowl. The Packers won the game 35-10 and their quarterback, Bart Starr, was named the game’s Most Valuable Player.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

23 Oct

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The original logo of the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins, used from their inaugural season in 1966, when they joined the AFL, until 1973. The franchise was originally owned by Joe Robbie and actor Danny Thomas, and struggled as an expansion team until they hired Don Shula in 1970. They appeared in 3 consecutive Super Bowls in the early 1970s, winning 2 of them. Some of their players from the early era include John Stofa, Willie West, Wahoo McDaniel, Bob Griese, Paul Warfield, Larry Csonka, Larry Little, Bob Kuechenberg, Jake Scott, Nick Buoniconti and Manny Fernandez.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

22 Oct

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Logo, used from 1951 until 1955, for the Green Bay Packers football team in the National Football League. The Packers were a losing organization in this era but luckily hired Vince Lombardi a few years later to right the ship. Players on the Packer roster during these losing years included Tony Canadeo, who would go on to become part of the team’s broadcasting crew, Babe Parilli, Tobin Rote, Gary Knafelc, Billy Howton and 2 players who would have future success playing for Lombardi, Max McGee and Jim Ringo.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

17 Oct

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From 1997 and ’98, this is a logo used by the Tennessee Oilers during the 2 seasons after they relocated from Houston and prior to changing their name to the Titans. They were coached by Jeff Fisher at the time and had some good young players on the roster, such as Steve “Air” McNair, Eddie George, Samari Rolle, Frank Wycheck and Derrick Mason but finished with mediocre 8-8 records in both of their first 2 years in Tennessee before becoming the Titans.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

16 Oct

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Logo of another football team set to play in the new XFL in the spring, the DC Defenders. They will be based in Washington, DC and will be coached by Pep Hamilton. Players drafted to their roster so far include Tyree Jackson, Cardale Jones, Khari Lee, James O’Hagan, Scooby Wright, Rahim Moore, Rashard Davis, De’Ondre Wesley and Donnel Pumphrey.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

15 Oct

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Logo of a pro football team set to begin play in the new XFL, the Seattle Dragons. The team will play its’ games at Century Link Field starting in February after the Super Bowl. Former Seahawk quarterback Jim Zorn is the Dragons’ general manager and head coach. His first project will be the QB the team drafted in the XFL’s player draft, Brandon Silvers from Troy. The team’s roster will also include former Seahawk players Keenan Reynolds, Isiah Battle, Kasen Williams and Robert Myers.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

10 Oct

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Logo of a football team that plays in the Arena League, the Baltimore Brigade. The team was established in 2017 and is owned by Ted Leonsis, who has also been involved in ownership of the NHL Washington Capitals and NBA Washington Wizards. Two of the team’s players won individual awards in 2017, with quarterback Shane Carden winning Rookie of The Year and Khreem Smith garnering the award for Defensive Lineman of The Year. The Brigade reached the Arena Bowl championship game in its’ second season in 2018.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

10 Oct

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Logo of a small college football team that plays in the Colonial Athletic Conference, the Towson University Tigers. Their gridiron program has existed since 1969 and they currently play their home games at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland. Some Tiger alumni who have gone on to play pro football include Sean Landeta, Dave Meggett, Jermon Bushrod, Chad Scott and Madieu Williams.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

03 Oct

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This is a logo commemorating the New York Giants’ 75th anniversary season, which they celebrated in 1999. The team, under head coach Jim Fassel, had a losing season that year but came back the next season to advance to the Super Bowl. The franchise is one of the NFL’s most historic, with their 19 championship game appearances ranking as the most of any team all time. They have won 8 titles, with only Green Bay (13) and Chicago (9) winning more. The Mara family, beginning with Tim in 1925 and continuing today with his grandson John Mara, have owned the club since its’ inception.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

03 Oct

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Logo of a small college football team that plays in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, the Fort Valley State University Wildcats. The school joined the conference in 1941, and Wildcat alumni who have gone on to play pro football include Greg Lloyd, Eddie Anderson, Rayfield Wright, Nick Harper and Tyrone Poole.