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  1. CBS acquired the rights to the NFL regular-season games in 1966 and 1967, with an option for 1968, for $18.8 million per year, December 29. 1966. The AFL-NFL war reached its peak, as the leagues spent a combined $7 million to sign their 1966 draft choices. The NFL signed 75 percent of its 232 draftees, the AFL 46 percent of its 181.

  2. Redskins. The 1966 NFL season was the 47th regular season of the National Football League, and the first season in which the Super Bowl was played, though it was called the AFL-NFL World Championship Game. The league expanded to 15 teams with the addition of the Atlanta Falcons, making a bye necessary one week for each team.

  3. Game. 1968–69 →. The NFL playoffs following the 1967 NFL season culminated in the NFL championship game on New Year's Eve, and determined who would represent the league against the American Football League champions in Super Bowl II . With 16 teams in the league in 1967, this was the first season that the NFL used a four-team playoff ...

  4. 1967. NFL. Leaders and Leaderboards. Previous Season Next Season. League Champion: Green Bay Packers. AP MVP: Johnny Unitas. AP Offensive Rookie of the Year: Mel Farr. AP Defensive Rookie of the Year: Lem Barney. Passing Leader: Sonny Jurgensen, 3747 Yds.

  5. The 1967 NFL/AFL Draft was conducted March 14–15, 1967, at the Gotham Hotel in New York City. [1] [2] [3] It was the first common draft between the NFL and the AFL , part of the AFL–NFL merger agreement of June 1966.

  6. The 1967 Pro Bowl was the seventeenth annual National Football League (NFL) all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1966 season. The game was played on January 22, 1967, in a heavy rainstorm at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California, before a sparse crowd of 15,062. [2]

  7. 1967. NFL. All-Pros. Previous Season Next Season. League Champion: Green Bay Packers. AP MVP: Johnny Unitas. AP Offensive Rookie of the Year: Mel Farr. AP Defensive Rookie of the Year: Lem Barney. Passing Leader: Sonny Jurgensen, 3747 Yds.

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