A History of CFL v. NFL Exhibition Games

This is a fascinating account of a piece of football history that most people were unaware of. The NFL and CFL have a history of playing exhibition games against each dating all the way back to 1941.

Although the two games developed in parallel with different rules and field sizes, the basis of the games is still more or less the same and the teams found ways of playing against each other.

Read here Santino Filoso’s story in 3 Down Nation of the background and history of the first¬†true¬†“International Series”.


A History of CFL vs NFL Exhibition Games

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