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List of nfl teams by state the lists below are based on the home stadium that each nfl team plays in this explains why only one team is listed under new york even though both the jets and the giants have new york as part of the team name. A guide to chicago sports teams december 1, 2016 by: giordano's because of his immense popularity as a university of illinois player, he was drafted in an attempt to transfer his draw to the still-fledgling professional football league in the 1940s, the bears came to be known as the monsters of midway — a nickname originally applied. Per the abc website, colton underwood from the bachelorette played professional football, but it doesn't go into details about his team first of all, it's important to note that football is in.
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