Can You Recognize These Popular NFL Logos in Black and White?

By: Teresa McGlothlin

Can You Recognize These Popular NFL Logos in Black and White?
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About This Quiz

Put down the remote and stop shouting plays at your television. If you're killing time during halftime, you have come to the right place. How many of these NFL logos do you think you can identify in black and white? Let's see how you'll do without the teams' signature colors helping you out. 

While some folks will have no trouble identifying all 40 logos, some questions will be a little tricky. The NFL has a long history of relocating teams. Some teams have relocated to at least three different cities. Some teams have moved and then gone back to their original home again. It can be tricky to keep up with the NFL's fast pace, but we think you'll do better than you think you will. 

The NFL began with only eight franchise teams, and it has now grown to 32. Much to the delight of fans who tune in week after week, the season has grown longer over the years. Some of these logos will fill you with team spirit, and others will make you seethe at the thought of your rival. Do you think you can identify all of them? Break from the huddle, and give it a shot! 

Dallas Cowboys To which team does this logo belong?
Oakland Raiders
Dallas Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys have been in operation since 1960. During their early years, they shared the Cotton Bowl stadium with a franchise named the Dallas Texans.
Cleveland Browns
New England Patriots

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Chicago Bears Which team has this logo?
Chicago Bears
Originally called the Staleys, the Chicago Bears were formed in 1921. After a year of being named for their founder, the name was changed to match the city's baseball team - the Chicago Cubs.
Miami Dolphins
Carolina Panthers
Kansas City Chiefs

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New England Patriots What is the name of this franchise?
New York Giants
New York Jets
New England Patriots
In 1959, the New England Patriots were started by the Sullivan brothers. The were the last franchise to be awarded a place in the American Football League.
Los Angeles Rams

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers What team is represented by this logo?
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Although they were formed in 1974, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn't have their first game until 1976. Their first coach was the legendary John McKay.
Jacksonville Jaguars
Cleveland Browns
Cincinnati Bengals

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Cincinnati Bengals Which team uses this logo?
Buffalo Bills
New Orleans Saints
Cincinnati Bengals
Formed in 1941, the Cincinnati Bengals are a member of the American Football League. They were named as a throwback to their owner's high school alma mater, the Massillon Tigers.
Atlanta Falcons

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Jacksonville Jaguars What is the name of the team with this logo?
Jacksonville Jaguars
The Jacksonville Jaguars are one of the NFL's newer teams. They were started when the NFL underwent a an expansion in 1995.
Miami Dolphins
Oakland Raiders
Baltimore Ravens

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St Louis Rams What team has this logo?
New York Giants
St. Louis Rams
Originally the Los Angeles Rams, the St. Louis Rams began playing in St. Louis in 1995. They have since returned to Los Angeles.
Houston Oilers
Green Bay Packers

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Los Angeles Chargers Which team has this recognizable logo?
Pittsburgh Steelers
Houston Oilers
Los Angeles Chargers
The Los Angeles Chargers were formed in 1959. However, they relocated to San Diego in 1961, and changed their name to the San Diego Chargers.
Minnesota Vikings

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Indianapolis Colts Which team uses this familiar logo?
Washington Redskins
New England Patriots
New York Jets
Indianapolis Colts
From 1953 to 1983, the Colts called Baltimore their home. Now relocated to Indianapolis, they are called the Indianapolis Colts.

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Arizona Cardinals What team uses this fierce-looking logo?
Detroit Lions
Arizona Cardinals
The Arizona Cardinals have had many names! They were originally the Chicago Cardinals, then the St. Louis Cardinals, and next, the Phoenix Cardinals. We're glad they finally settled on a name.
Green Bay Packers
Denver Broncos

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Kansas City Chiefs Which team uses this unique logo?
Houston Oilers
Cleveland Rams
Cincinnati Bengals
Kansas City Chiefs
In 1960, the Kansas City Chiefs were named the Dallas Texans. By 1963, they had relocated and changed their name to the one we know today.

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Houston Texans Which team used this logo starting in 2002?
Houston Texans
After the Houston Oilers moved to Tennessee and changed their name to the Titans in 2002, the Houston Texans were founded. Their steer-shaped logo is a nod to the state's favorite animal.
Houston Oilers
Dallas Cowboys
Atlanta Falcons

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Chicago_Cardinals Which team used this logo?
Chicago Cardinals
Before 1959, the Arizona Cardinals were the Chicago Cardinals. Then, they were the Phoenix Cardinals. They have had more names than players have pads.
Chicago Bears
Los Angeles Chargers
San Diego Chargers

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Los Angeles Rams What team is represented by this logo?
Cleveland Browns
Houston Oilers
Los Angeles Rams
The Los Angeles Rams were founded in 1946. After a move to St. Louis in 1995, the team remained the St. Louis Rams until 1995. They have since moved back to Los Angeles.
Miami Dolphins

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Cleveland Browns Which team uses this minimal logo?
Cleveland Browns
In 1944, taxi cab company owner Mickey McBride purchased the Cleveland Browns. They have been playing in Cleveland since 1946.
Pittsburgh Steelers
Dallas Texans
Los Angeles Rams

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Houston oilers What team calls this logo their own?
Carolina Panthers
Houston Oilers
Until 1996, the Tennessee Titans were known as the Houston Oilers. After the team moved, the Houston Texans franchise was formed.
St. Louis Saints
San Diego Chargers

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Atlanta Falcons Which team uses this logo?
Denver Broncos
New York Jets
Atlanta Falcons
Formed in 1965, the Atlanta Falcons have never left home. They were purchased for $8.5 million, which, at the time, was one of the highest price tags for a team.
Tennessee Titans

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Detroit Lions What team claims this logo?
Baltimore Ravens
Denver Broncos
Detroit Lions
The Detroit Lions were originally called the Portsmouth Spartans. They were formed in 1929, and relocated to Detroit after their first season.
Houston Texans

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Denver Broncos Which team has this logo all over everything?
Denver Broncos
The Denver Broncos have always called the Mile High City their home. They were formed in 1960, and they play as part of the AFC West.
Miami Dolphins
Baltimore Ravens
Green Bay Packers

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Washington redskins What's the name of the team with this fancy logo?
Tennessee Titans
Miami Dolphins
Houston Oilers
Washington Redskins
The Washington Redskins began their career as the Boston Braves. After moving to Washington D.C., the highly controversial name began in 1937.

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Carolina Panthers Which team uses this image as their logo?
Jacksonville Jaguars
Cleveland Browns
Carolina Panthers
In 1995, the NFL expanded by adding two new teams. Both the Carolina Panthers and the Jacksonville Jaguars were born that year.
Minnesota Vikings

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Buffalo Bills Which franchise uses this logo?
Miami Dolphins
Carolina Panthers
Buffalo Bills
The Buffalo Bills were formed in 1960, and hit the field with their first coach, Buster Ramsey. In case you were wondering, they were, in fact, named after Buffalo Bill Cody.
New England Patriots

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New_Orleans_Saints Which team uses this regal-looking logo?
Houston Oilers
Tennessee Titans
Washington Redskins
New Orleans Saints
The New Orleans Saints were started in 1966. Their unique name comes from the fact they were formed on All Saints' Day.

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Baltimore Ravens What's the team with this logo?
New York Jets
Baltimore Ravens
After Art Modell announced that he was moving the Cleveland Browns to Baltimore in 1996, fans went wild. Instead of moving the Browns, the Baltimore Ravens were formed instead.
Phoenix Cardinals
New England Patriots

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Philadelphia eagles Which team is known by this logo?
Philadelphia Eagles
The Philadelphia Eagles tried to win the Super Bowl three separate times, and they finally succeeded in 2018. It was a long time coming, considering they were formed in 1933.
Baltimore Ravens
Jacksonville Jaguars
Carolina Panthers

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Green Bay Packers What is the name of this team?
New York Giants
Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers date all the way back to 1919. The owner allotted only $500 for uniforms their first year.
Arizona Cardinals
Minnesota Vikings

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Minnesota Vikings Which team uses this unmistakable logo?
New Orleans Saints
New York Jets
Miami Dolphins
Minnesota Vikings
Although the Minnesota Vikings have been to five Super Bowls, they have yet to bring home the bacon. They have been a member of the American Football League since 1969.

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Pittsburgh Steelers Which NFL team do you see represented here?
New York Giants
Miami Dolphins
Pittsburgh Steelers
Until 1940, the Pittsburgh Steelers were called the Pirates. The Steelers hold the record for most Super Bowl wins, bringing home the championship six times!
Baltimore Ravens

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Oakland Raiders Which team uses this logo?
Oakland Raiders
After the Los Angeles Chargers relocated, the Oakland Raiders were born. In 1960, they were awarded an official NFL franchise license.
San Diego Chargers
Los Angeles Raiders
Seattle Seahawks

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New York Giants Which team do you associate with this logo?
New York Jets
Seattle Seahawks
San Fransisco 49ers
New York Giants
For a $500 investment, the New York Giants were formed in 1925. To separate themselves from the baseball team, they legally refer to themselves as The New York Football Giants.

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Seattle Seahawks Which team uses this symbol?
Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks were formed in 1976. After a few seasons, they swapped places with the Buccaneers to be a member of the AFC West.
Baltimore Ravens
Jacksonville Jaguars
Carolina Panthers

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San Francisco 49ers Which team uses this familiar logo?
Jacksonvill Jaguars
San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers were formed in 1946. They have won five Super Bowl championships. They were a charter member of the AAFL during their formative years.
Miami Dolphins
Baltimore Eagles

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Phoenix_Cardinals Which older team used this logo?
Los Angeles Chargers
Phoenix Cardinals
The first Phoenix Cardinals' team was called the Chicago Cardinals. After a move to St. Louis, and then to Arizona, the Arizona Cardinals were called the Phoenix Cardinals. Confusing, right?
Cleveland Rams
Seattle Giants

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Baltimore Colts What's the name of this galloping team?
Indianapolis Colts
St. Louis Rams
New Orleans Saints
Baltimore Colts
In 1947, the Baltimore Colts were born. Although they have moved to Indianapolis, they still use their silver and blue logo.

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NY Jets Which team has this logo?
New York Jets
The New York Jets were originally named the Titans of New York. They have been keeping fans on their feet since 1959.
New York Giants
Tennessee Titans
Jacksonville Jaguars

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Texas Titans Which team uses this logo?
Tennesee Titans
In 1995, the NFL added two more teams through its expansion. The Jacksonville Jaguars were formed the same year as this team - the Tennesee Titans.
New York Giants
Miami Dolphins
Seattle Seahawks

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Miami Dolphins Which team do you recognize through this logo?
Seattle Seahawks
Tennessee Titans
Miami Dolphins
As a member of the AFC East, the Miami Dolphins started playing in 1966. The Dolphins haven't made it to the Super Bowl in more than 33 years.
Carolina Panthers

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Los Angeles Raiders Which team used this logo?
Oakland Raiders
Los Angeles Raiders
Originally the Oakland Raiders, the Los Angeles Raiders played in L.A. from 1982 to 1994. They then moved back to Oakland where they are today.
Miami Dolphins
Cleveland Browns

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Cleveland Rams Which older team used this logo?
Cleveland Rams
The Cleveland Rams called Cleveland their home unit 1946. After that, they spent 21 years in Saint Louis before going back to Los Angeles.
New Orleans Saints
New York Jets
New York Giants

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Las Vegas radiers Which team will use this logo?
Cleveland Browns
Las Vegas Raiders
Although the Oakland Raiders have enjoyed their home, they will be moving to Las Vegas in 2020. They officially filed papers for the move in 2017.
Pittsburgh Steelers
Seattle Seahawks

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