History of the Spread in the NFL
Who was the first team that use the Spread offense in the NFL?
One of the first teams was the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1940's, the Quarterback for the eagles was Tommy Thompson at the time. They won 2 NFL Championships in the 1940's because of the Spread offense if your wondering what years it was 1948 and 1949, going back to back years.
The Dallas Cowboys
By 1975 The Dallas Cowboys added the Spread offense in there Playbook for Roger Staubach. The dual-quarterback it was great for him because it open opportunity for him to run when he couldn't pass, or they could do a simple Quarterback Run with him.That same year they won the super bowl with the Spread Offense.