On June 24, 1922, the American Professional Football Association changed its name to the NFL.
The Chicago Bears were one of the 18 teams in the league at the time.
Other teams included:
Evansville Crimson Giants
Green Bay Packers
Rock Island Independents
For more historical information on the Decatur Staleys and the Chicago Bears, browse the Chicago Tribune on Newspapers.com.
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