when it was starting up

football started with rugby in te country of england of 1823. they played with 25 players on each team. they used their fist and feet to advance the ball. then organized football took place in the 1860s.

basic rules in football

you can have up to 11 players on the field at one time.

no grabing the facemask.

no holding on offense.

no going before the ball is snapped.

can't be over the line of scrimmage.

the person who found the NFL

Bert bell- February 25, 1895- October 11, 1959

Bert played the postion of quarterback. He went to college at the University of Pennsylvania and The Haverford School.

George Halas- February 2, 1895- October 31, 1983

George played tight end and end. Halas was the iconic longtime leader of the NFL's Chicago Bears. HE got the nicknames "Papa Bear" and " Mr. Everything."