6 fascinating stories behind the names of six teams in the NFL
Have you seen the pirates hang out while in Tampa Bay? In all, not sure no. The pirate legends influenced the regional team is Tampa Bay. A special committee has reviewed 400 options behalf of the team before deciding on "Bucs. Each story NFL behind his name. Although the origin of some names are explicit, others are more floors or dark
In 1921, the Decatur Staley moved to Chicago, Illinois. Chicago had already appointed a Baseball Team Chicago Cubs. Thus, the owner George Halas elected "bear" instead that football is much tougher than baseball is.
A man named Paul Brown was the first head coach and manager Browns general. The team then moved to the original Browns to Baltimore (1996), becoming the Baltimore Ravens. Three years later (1999) A new Cleveland Browns emerged as an expansion team in the NFL.
The Miami Seahawks moved to Baltimore, Maryland 1946. A man named Charles Evans won a competition to name the team, choosing the name "Colts." Maryland is known for its horse racing, why not choose the time that Evans refers to a young male horse? His argument was that the football team is the youngest team in the league Baltimore. He noted that "Colts" was easy to say and include in the headlines. When the team moved to Indianapolis in 1984, kept the name.
The city of Atlanta, Georgia are not known for the hawks. So how was the computer name of the real bird? A schoolteacher named Julia Elliot has won a contest to name equipment for new Nfl Team. Elliot noted that the various adjectives accurately described the hawk:
Thus, the new NFL team took off the Atlanta Falcons.
The story behind the name of the Packers is certainly one of the most fascinating of the NFL. Earl George Calhoun and Curly "Lambeau once mentioned in passing on the training of a new football team. Over time, the idea became a reality. Lambeau's employer, the Indian Packing Company, has agreed to sponsor the team. Provided T-shirts, equipment football, and a field of practice. With contributions Society for implementation of the computer, the name "Packers" was born.
The Titans have been data from the mythology of ancient Greece, so how are associated with a football team in the NFL? After Tennessee proposes Houston team, the owner announced that the team would have a new nickname. Revealed that "Titans" was chosen by the city Nashville Tennessee has been dubbed the Athens of the South. "During the fifth century BC, Athens became the leading city of ancient Greece.
What's in a name? Independently NFL team for which you feel better, knowing the name of the team will give you a better idea of the team. NFL merchandise for official use to encourage your favorite team the NFL if the Bucs, Browns, Bengals or!
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