The first AFL–NFL World Championship Game (known retroactively as Super Bowl I and referred to in contemporaneous reports, including the game's radio broadcast, as the Super Bowl)  was an American football game played on January 15, 1967, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California.
Pages in category "1967 National Football League season" The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total. This list may not reflect recent changes . 1967 NFL season NFL on television in the 1960s A 1967 All-Pro Team C 1967 NFL Championship Game D 1967 NFL/AFL draft E 1967 NFL expansion draft P 1967–68 NFL playoffs 1968 Pro Bowl S
Leagues Football NFL 1967 Season Overview. The 'sling-shot' goal post and a six-foot-wide border around the field were made standard in the NFL, February 22. Baltimore made Bubba Smith, a Michigan State defensive lineman, the first choice in the first combined AFL-NFL draft, March 14.
STRK : Streak. x : Clinched Playoff. y : Clinched Wild Card. z : Clinched Division. * : Clinched Division and Homefield Advantage. The latest NFL Standings by Division, Conference and League.
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 Rushing Leader: Leroy Kelly, 1205 Yds Receiving Leader: Ben Hawkins, 1265 Yds
With 16 teams in the league in 1967, this was the first season that the NFL used a four-team playoff tournament. The four division winners advanced to the postseason, with the two division winners in each conference meeting in the first round (effectively being conference championship games).
1967 - An AFL Team Defeats an NFL Team for the First Time 1966 1968 - 1967 - Green Bay earned the right to represent the NFL in the first AFL-NFL World Championship Game by defeating Dallas 34-27, January 1. The same day, Kansas City defeated Buffalo 31-7 to represent the AFL.