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The Best NES Football Games 

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for Nintendo Entertainment System at some point.

If you owned a NES at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few football games in your collection. Whether it's NFL or NCAA college football, taking the role of quarterback and slinging touchdown passes to teammates is one of the greatest joys a video game can bring you. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best NES football games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling football games that were released for NES. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. NES Play action Football and Tecmo Super Bowl are included on this poll, along with many more. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NES Football Games
Released: 1991 (Tecmo)
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Tecmo Bowl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NES Football Games
Released: 1990 (Tecmo)
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NES Play Action Football... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NES Football Games
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Tecmo Super Bowl II: Spe... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NES Football Games
Released: 1994 (Tecmo)
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10-Yard Fight is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NES Football Games
Released: 1983 (Irem)
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John Elway's Quarterback... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NES Football Games
Released: 1987 (Leland corporation)
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Cyberball is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NES Football Games
Released: 1988 (Atari Games)
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NFL is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NES Football Games