Oakland Raiders Logos

The city of Oakland was awarded the eighth AFL franchise on January 30, 1960. A “name the team” contest was held by the Oakland Tribune, and the winner selected was the Señors. After a few days of being the butt of local jokes, the fledgling team and its owners changed the team’s name to the […]

New York Jets team logo

New York Jets Logos

The New York Jets franchise was among the charter members of American Football League (AFL) and was named the “Titans of New York” originally. After playing for three seasons, the team changed its name to the New York Jets. By winning the 1968 AFL title, the Jets earned the right to play in Super Bowl […]

New York Giants team logo

New York Giants Logos

The New York Giants were founded in 1925. Legally named “New York Football Giants” to distinguish themselves from the baseball team of the same name at the time, they became one of the first teams in the then five-year-old NFL. Team Logos Pro Football Reference New York Giants Franchise Encyclopedia Official Sites Team website Facebook […]

New Orleans Saints team logo

New Orleans Saints Logos

New Orleans was awarded a NFL franchise on November 1, 1966. The team was named “Saints” due to its birthday on the Roman Catholic Church’s All Saints Day, and it’s a fitting nickname for a team in the largely Catholic New Orleans area. Team Logos Helmets Pro Football Reference New Orleans Saints Franchise Encyclopedia Official […]

New England Patriots team logo

New England Patriots Logos

The New England Patriots started as the Boston Patriots when they were awarded the eighth and final franchise of the developing American Football League (AFL) on November 16, 1959. The team nickname refers to those colonists of the Thirteen Colonies who rebelled against British control during the American Revolution. After the AFL/NFL merger in 1970, […]

Minnesota Vikings team logo

Minnesota Vikings Logos

Minnesota Vikings team was awarded the National Football League’s 14th franchise to begin in 1961 on January 28, 1960. The franchise would use the name “Minnesota” instead of “Minneapolis–St. Paul”. The nickname Vikings was chosen and partly meant to reflect Minnesota’s place as a center of Scandinavian American culture. Team Logos Helmets Pro Football Reference […]

Miami Dolphins 2018 logo

Miami Dolphins Logos, Helmets, & Uniforms History

The Miami Dolphins joined the American Football League (AFL) when they were was awarded an expansion franchise in 1965. In the early 70s, the Dolphins were a successful team, becoming the first team to advance to the Super Bowl for three consecutive seasons. To this date, the Dolphins are the only team to have a […]

Los Angeles Rams team logo

Los Angeles Rams Logos

The Cleveland Rams were founded in 1936 and joined NFL in 1937. In 1946, team owner Dan Reeves moved the team to L.A. and the Los Angeles Rams made the NFL become the first professional coast-to-coast sports entertainment industry. By 1994, support for the Rams had withered to the point where they were barely part […]

Los Angeles Chargers team logo

Los Angeles Chargers Logos

The Los Angeles Chargers were established with seven other American Football League (AFL) teams in 1959. The Chargers played their first AFL season in 1960. However, they played only spent one season in Los Angeles before moving to San Diego in 1961. After playing ten years in the AFL, the San Diego Chargers began playing […]

Kansas City Chiefs team logo

Kansas City Chiefs Logos

The Kansas City Chiefs franchise was founded in 1960 by businessman Lamar Hunt as the Dallas Texans and was a charter member of the American Football League (AFL). They are not associated with an earlier Dallas Texans NFL team that only played for one season in 1952. In 1963, the team relocated to Kansas City […]