NFL in NYC: Pro Football’s History in the Five Boroughs

Featured on ny.curbed.com “ New York may have three teams in the National Football League, but pro football hasn’t been […]
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New York may have three teams in the National Football League, but pro football hasn’t been played in New York City since the 1980s, when the New York Jets departed Shea Stadium for the greener pastures of the Meadowlands. (Efforts to bring a new stadium to the city have been wildly unsuccessful, to boot.) But it’s not as if New York City doesn’t have a rich history with the NFL: Each of NYC’s five boroughs has hosted a pro football team (yes, even Staten Island), with both the Giants and the Jets having long careers in the city before moving … Full Story

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