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With the Super Bowl approaching, now seems like a good time to think about the great franchises in football history. And I mean all of history, including the half century or so before Super Bowls began.
Green Bay Packers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Pro Football Teams of All Time
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The clear #1. They have 12 titles which leads all others, and honestly, how cool is this franchise? A team from a tiny town started by a bunch of working stiff meat packers? A team that is actually publicly-owned and run as a non-profit in this day and age? Amazing. see more on Green Bay Packers
Chicago Bears is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Pro Football Teams of All Time
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2nd in titles with 9, more wins than any other franchise, and one half of the greatest rivalry in pro football with the Packers. Chicago is the largest city in the country that arguably has football as its favorite sport. see more on Chicago Bears
Cleveland Browns is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Pro Football Teams of All Time
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The Browns rank a very deserving #3. Crucial to that is their 8 titles, but there's some great history here too. The NFL was founded in Ohio in the 20s, and then the AAFC came about in the 40s with the Cleveland Browns as their flagship. When the two leagues merged, the Browns won the next NFL title, proving naysayers wrong and discrediting the notion that their AAFC titles weren't meaningful.

There's also the quirk of the owner of the Browns in the '90s deciding to move the team, and the community rising up and getting the deal arranged that the "Browns" would stay in Cleveland even if the owner moved his organization elsewhere. No team means more to their city than the Browns do to Cleveland, not even the Packers. see more on Cleveland Browns
New York Giants is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Pro Football Teams of All Time
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The Giants have been around since the 20s, and have had great success. 7 titles and over 600 wins - as you'd expect being the surviving New York team from that era. Baseball fans may not realized that there actually were New York Yankee and Brooklyn Dodger football teams. see more on New York Giants