Today I learned: There was one a NFL 3rd-place game, and the Detroit Lions are undefeated in it!

Prior to today I had no idea that there used to be a thing called The Playoff Bowl, or the Bert Bell Benefit Bowl, with the proceeds from the game going to the players’ pension fund, and played the week after the then-NFL Championship game or Super Bowl. The game was played in Miami at the Orange Bowl every year it existed. Continue reading Today I learned: There was one a NFL 3rd-place game, and the Detroit Lions are undefeated in it!

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