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NFL honoring old AFL teams with legacy games


NFL honoring old AFL teams with legacy games
May 5, 2009 (The Daily Oklahoman delivered by Newstex ) --


Look for plenty of throwback uniforms this NFL season, celebrating the 50th season for the eight original American Football League teams. The NFL has scheduled 16 AFL legacy games, including the Dallas Cowboys playing the Kansas City Chiefs (former Dallas Texans) at noon Oct. 11 at Arrowhead Stadium and hosting the Oakland Raiders at 3:15 p.m. Nov. 26 in the Raiders first Thanksgiving Game since 1970.

The AFL played its first season in 1960 with eight teams. The original eight?teams were the Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos, Dallas Texans (now the Kansas City Chiefs), ?Boston Patriots (now the New England Patriots), Titans of New York (now the New York Jets ), Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers and Houston Oilers (now the Tennessee Titans).

The schedule:

Aug. 9, 7 p.m., Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, Canton, Ohio. Buffalo Bills vs. Tennessee Titans, NBC.

Sept. 14, 6 p.m., Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots, ESPN.

Sept. 14, 9:15 p.m., San Diego Chargers at Oakland Raiders, ESPN.

Sept. 27, noon, Tennessee Titans at New York Jets , CBS.

Oct. 11, noon, Dallas Cowboys at Kansas City Chiefs, Fox.

Oct. 11, 3:15 p.m., New England Patriots ?at Denver Broncos, CBS.

Oct. 18, 3:15 p.m., Tennessee Titans at New England Patriots (Boston Patriots), CBS.

Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m., Denver Broncos at San Diego Chargers, ESPN.

Oct. 25, noon, San Diego Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, CBS.

Oct. 25, 3 p.m., New York Jets ?at Oakland Raiders, CBS.

Nov. 1, noon, Miami Dolphins at New York Jets , CBS.

Nov. 15, noon, Buffalo Bills at Tennessee Titans, CBS

Nov. 15, 3 p.m., Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders, CBS.

Nov. 26, 3:15 p.m., Oakland Raiders at Dallas Cowboys, CBS.

Nov. 29, noon, Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills, CBS.

Dec. 6, 7:20 p.m., New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins

Newstex ID: 34675329



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Added: May 6, 2009

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