Are you a die-hard fan of NFL? These are some interesting NFL facts that will blow your mind. Let’s get started!
1. The Super Bowl Cost
The cost of the Super Bowl trophy is $25,000.
2. The First Black Player
Jackie Robinson is the popular black athlete who broke the color barrier in 1945. He belongs to MLB. Whereas Charles Follis overshadowed him and he became the first black professional soccer athlete in 1904!
1. Who Holds the Record for the Most Playoff Wins?
- A. Peyton Manning
- B. Tom Brady
- C. Brett Favre
- D. Cam Newton
3. Canton, Ohio
One more interesting fact to know, the NFL decided to place the Hall of fame in Canton, Ohio. The ultimate team called the canton Bulldogs went 25 straight games without a single defeat i.e. 22 wins and 3 ties. It won two NFL championships in 1922 and 1923. The undefeated streak is recorded in NFL history.
4. Undefeated Team
Together with The Miami Dolphins, there were three more teams who became undefeated in the regular season. They were 1934 Chicago Bears, 1942 Chicago Bears, and the 2007 New England Patriots.
5. Losing Streak
Tampa Bay Buccaneers is known for the longest losing streak at 26 games (1976-77) and Detroit Lions also has the history for losing streak at 26 games (200-2010).
6. Football Is Made Of?
There are 3000 cows to supply the NFL to provide enough leather for every year.
7. Squad of Cheerleaders
Cheerleaders are known as “America’s Team.” They created “America’s favorites” in 1972 and became the 1st NFL team to hire a professional cheerleading team.
8. NFL Jerseys
There were no names placed on jerseys till the 1960s.
9. Back-To-Back Super Bowl Champions
Recently, the New England Patriots pulled off constant wins in 2004 and 2005 in the Super Bowls and also the team who won twice called the Pittsburgh Steelers.
10. Joe Gibbs
In NFL history, Joe Gibbs is the only coach who has one playoff win in 10+ seasons of coaching.
11. University of Georgia
The University of Georgia loved the Green Bay Packers helmet logo so that the coach Vince Dooley decided to adopt it for the Bulldogs’ helmets.
12. To Get You Season Ticket
If you signed up for the Green Bay Packers season ticket waiting list today then you must wait almost for 1000 years to get yours.
13. Wearing Helmet
The players of the NFL didn’t require wearing a helmet until 1943.