By: Jay Hinson
The NFL was started in1892 when the Allegheny Athletic Association when they payed Pudge Heffelfinger to play a football game. Then more and more people started to get payed for games they played in.
At first there were no rules and almost anyone 18 or older could play. Then the name was changed to the American Professional Football Association or the APFA in 1920. Then 2 years later in 1922 the named was changed to the NFL