How EVERY Team Got Its Name & Identity!

  • Published on Sep 11, 2019
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  • NFL Throwback
    NFL Throwback  Month ago +2140

    Glad to see all the positive reception for this video! We are VERY excited to do more videos like this! We did however make a small mistake. The Buccaneers owners name when they come up in 1976 - we said Hugh Culverson - and it’s Culverhouse. We are sorry about the error!

    • Joshua Silva-ponte
      Joshua Silva-ponte 6 hours ago

      I honestly pray that every city and/or state gets an nfl team

    • binkyxz3
      binkyxz3 5 days ago

      Great video. Trivia tidbit: Cleveland Rams were the 1st team to put a graphic on their helmets.

    • Michael Green
      Michael Green 6 days ago

      @chris dube :-D

    • Grant Vasquez
      Grant Vasquez 7 days ago

      Another thing that made me mad is when they featured the Cardinals modern logo and not the classic logo.

    • Graham
      Graham 7 days ago

      A more in depth history of each team would be an awesome 32 part series!

  • Cleat Plays
    Cleat Plays 3 hours ago

    Interesting to see at 29:50 the current footprint for the NFL. TV market is king.

  • Greg Fouts
    Greg Fouts 4 hours ago


  • Starwarsdude8221991
    Starwarsdude8221991 4 hours ago

    The monarch of the league, lol

  • Rodney Leon
    Rodney Leon 7 hours ago

    15:15 Perry

  • Don Scott
    Don Scott 7 hours ago

    Nice vid, but unless I missed it, you never mentioned the creation of the Houston Oilers. You mentioned them twice AFTER they already existed.

  • Gabriel Gee Gonzales
    Gabriel Gee Gonzales 7 hours ago

    nfl should add two more expansion teams

  • Y*E*E*T
    Y*E*E*T 13 hours ago +1

    Why did I already know all of this

  • Laurie Dale
    Laurie Dale 17 hours ago


  • Carl
    Carl 21 hour ago

    2028: The Salt Lake City "MoMos"

  • T.C. Thompson
    T.C. Thompson 22 hours ago

    Every Ravens fan should see this and know that the Colts keeping the name and history when they moved was not some breach of tradition, but the way ALL teams behaved when they moved. Their situation with the Browns was unique AND not the doing of the city of Baltimore, but Cleveland forcing the history and name to stay in Cleveland with a court order.

  • T.C. Thompson
    T.C. Thompson 22 hours ago

    I never would have guessed that the "one thing" on the mind of the Carolina Panthers on opening day would be Google Assistant.

  • Don’t Trip
    Don’t Trip 22 hours ago

    CHARGE!!!!! ⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️

  • Rafael Borrayo
    Rafael Borrayo 23 hours ago

    Arizona cardinals!! Are the oldest team wow 🔥

  • HyperFoxTails
    HyperFoxTails 23 hours ago

    Racine WI still has a Foot Ball Team known as the Racine Raiders!

  • Noah Mitchelk
    Noah Mitchelk Day ago

    Ahh Tom Brady still the greatest

  • No turtles Og
    No turtles Og Day ago

    If you have a problem with sleeping just watch this you’ll be asleep pretty soon

  • Mark
    Mark Day ago

    There’s a high school version of Petrino named Rush Probst. There’s a documentary out there on that scumbag.

  • Jacob Szymczak
    Jacob Szymczak Day ago +1

    Could never do a "Name the Team" contest nowadays. If left up to the people's popular vote all you'll get are meme names

  • DarkSpiderZero
    DarkSpiderZero Day ago

    This video owes the TVclip algorithm a huge favor. It's been randomly recommended to me for a few weeks. I finally gave up and watched it. It's a good video

  • runedragon1985
    runedragon1985 Day ago

    I'll be honest, I don't watch much football (except with my dad when I feel like it, it's kind of our thing) and I always kind of wondered about the history of the teams. I'm not even 8 minutes in and I'm learning stuff! This is really in-depth and insightful!

  • do0r
    do0r Day ago

    the boston milwaukee atlanta braves are the oldest professional sports franchise in the WORLD.

  • Ameir the gamer 12


  • ben pruitt
    ben pruitt Day ago +5

    “the lion is the monarch of the jungle as we hope to be the monarchs of the league”
    2008: *laughs in 0-16*

  • PMK
    PMK Day ago +1

    Huh, I figured the Titans must have chosen the name because Nashville used to be called the “Athens of the South” before it was Music City

  • Adrox
    Adrox Day ago

    That kid at 24:15 though !

  • superbus starodub


  • superbus starodub

    "payed" huh

  • Justin Bolton
    Justin Bolton Day ago

    Did anyone catch that 2 handed pass at 8:17

  • Michael Blevins
    Michael Blevins Day ago

    I can see Spartan Stadium from where I live!!!!

  • Fugal
    Fugal 2 days ago

    300 years later:
    *Worldwide American Football League*

  • Dustin Bailey
    Dustin Bailey 2 days ago

    The Portsmouth Spartans stadium is now a high school stadium that is my high schools rival

  • Ray Rodriguez
    Ray Rodriguez 2 days ago

    Good video

  • Reality FAX!
    Reality FAX! 2 days ago

    It’s embarrassing to live in Arizona

  • Havoc Maverick
    Havoc Maverick 2 days ago

    I don't watch the sports ball but I like the history.

  • Reed R
    Reed R 2 days ago

    Phenomenally the narration and the visuals.
    I only have a few minor critiques:
    -I was under the impression the NFL absorbed the AAFC, and did not merge with it (as the narration indicated), as only 3 teams went to the NFL.
    -You mentioned the NFL absorbed the AFL, when there was an agreement to merge the two leagues in the mid-1960s, so I'm not sure if "absorbed" is the best descriptor
    -It appears as if the current Arizona Cardinals symbol was used when representing their move to Phoenix
    -The Cleveland browns had 3 years of inactivity, not 2
    Overall, an excellent job--especially with the very old teams. I loved that you included info about the original Bucs, several names that almost came to fruition, the Jaguars originally-planned logo, etc.
    I was so hoping for an homage to the Rams being the first team to adopt a helmet symbol, the NFL retroactively making the Ravens an expansion team, the story behind why the Ravens changed their original helmet logo, and the Texans' unveiling their symbol on a white helmet instead of dark blue.
    This was so enjoyable to watch--easily a "like" from me.

  • gioknows
    gioknows 2 days ago +1

    Can probably play another 100 years and my Vikings still will be without a Super Bowl title.

  • Macoman 07
    Macoman 07 2 days ago

    Do an mlb version or one

  • mrlafayette1964
    mrlafayette1964 2 days ago

    The Texans helmet...that's not a Longhorn or any north American looking steer,looks like an Asian kind, weird

  • Cloudcraft
    Cloudcraft 2 days ago


    LETMEC4FREE 2 days ago

    I'm not a fan of football. However, I love history; and this is very informative.

  • Andrew Lieberman
    Andrew Lieberman 2 days ago

    5:18 -- "payed"? Really? "payed"?

  • The Armed Giraffe
    The Armed Giraffe 2 days ago

    Six thousandth comment

  • Little Flower
    Little Flower 2 days ago +1

    My dad is taking me to the bills vs eagles

  • Andrew Chowaniec
    Andrew Chowaniec 2 days ago

    And till this day there is only ONE NY team. The BUFFALO BILLS!

  • Thomas Bennett
    Thomas Bennett 2 days ago

    i am living in 2019 the raiders are moving to vegas?!?!?!?!?

  • Bruce Turner
    Bruce Turner 2 days ago

    Just a minor correctioni- the first owner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was named Hugh Culverhouse, not Culverson.

  • Chris Edge
    Chris Edge 2 days ago

    As an Englishman from Britain, Im kind of new to the sport! It must be extremely annoying for fans when a team moves to a different City after you have been supporting them all your life.

  • Mr.t Whitie
    Mr.t Whitie 2 days ago


  • Eric Farmer
    Eric Farmer 2 days ago

    Fuck The NFL

  • hordman
    hordman 2 days ago

    This is a great history of the NFL, excellent watch

  • bluerisk
    bluerisk 2 days ago

    The lion does not live in the jungle save from being its monarch...the tiger lives in the jungle (and he is the bigger cat).

    => "Typically, the lion inhabits grasslands and savannas but is absent in dense forests."

    FUCK THE POLICE. 2 days ago

    Oh God imagine Atlanta Peaches lol

  • Enid Coleslaw
    Enid Coleslaw 2 days ago


  • Bowen
    Bowen 2 days ago +5

    The Atlanta Confederates would’ve been a great name!

  • Bowen
    Bowen 2 days ago +6

    Took a while to give southerners a chance to play.

  • JTT
    JTT 2 days ago

    now known as the national football league of unappreciated SOBs

  • Dirtnation2
    Dirtnation2 2 days ago +1

    When the next round of expansion happens they have to get rid of AFC-NFC conference's. Just make it four divisions East, North West, South.

  • Andrew Rodgers
    Andrew Rodgers 2 days ago +1

    Never understood how teams can move cities. How can someone possibly support a team who abandoned the city that raised it.

    • Andrew Rodgers
      Andrew Rodgers 14 hours ago

      @Ask me and I'll tell you my story. I can only imagine, but do you still support them? I'm curious because personally I wouldn't be able to. But I feel I'm in the minority on that.

    • Ask me and I'll tell you my story.
      Ask me and I'll tell you my story. 22 hours ago

      I'm a huge Raiders fan from the Bay Area. Believe me, it sucks when they leave you!!