History of Current NFL Franchises

NFL

American Professional Football Association

1920

APFL Becomes NFL

1922

Foundation of the AFL

1960

AFL-NFL Merger

1970

Denver Broncos

Hex Color: #DF6108

Denver Broncos

1960 - 2013

San Diego Chargers

Hex Color: #5B92E5

Los Angeles Chargers

1960 - 1961

San Diego Chargers

1961 - 2013

Kansas City Chiefs

Hex Color: #B20032

Dallas Texans

1960 - 1963

Kansas City Chiefs

1963 - 2013

Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders

1960 - 2013

Arizona Cardinals

Hex Color: #870619

Morgan Athletic Club / Racine Normals

1898 - 1901

Racine Cardinals

1901 - 1906

Racine Cardinals

1913 - 1922

Chicago Cardinals

1922 - 1960

St. Louis Cardinals

1960 - 1987

Phoenix Cardinals

1987 - April 1994

Arizona Cardinals

April 1994 - 2013

Chicago Bears

Hex Color: #03202F

Decatur Staleys

1919 - 1921

Chicago Staleys

1921 - 1922

Chicago Bears

1922 - 2013

Green Bay Packers

Hex Color: #213D30

Green Bay Packers

08/01/1919 - 2013