Playoff Bowl

The Playoff Bowl (officially, the Bert Bell Benefit Bowl) was a post-season game for third place in the NFL, played ten times following the 1960-69 seasons. Bell was a co-founder of the Philadelphia Eagles as well as a co-owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers during much of the 1940s. He was the commissioner of the NFL from 1946 until his death in October 1959, which occurred while attending an Eagles-Steelers game.

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List Of Playoff Bowl Broadcasters
... The Playoff Bowl (officially, the Bert Bell Benefit Bowl) was a post-season game for third place in the NFL, played ten times following the 1960-69 seasons ... It was abandoned in favor of the current playoff structure with the AFL-NFL merger in 1970 ... The following is a list of the television networks and announcers that broadcast the Playoff Bowl during its existence ...
Giants Stadium - Notable Moments
... December 28, 1985 The first NFL playoff game at The Meadowlands, and AFC Wild-Card game between the New York Jets New England Patriots was won by the Patriots 26–14 ... December 29, 1985 The New York Giants played their first home playoff game at Giants Stadium, a 17–3 victory over the San Francisco 49ers ... out the Washington Redskins 17–0 in the NFC Championship game to advance to Super Bowl XXI in Pasadena ...
History Of The Green Bay Packers - Lombardi Era (1959-1967)
... were then forced into the embarrassing situation of having to go to Miami for the so-called "Playoff Bowl", an exhibition game the NFL held every January during 1960-69 between the second-place finishers of each ... beat Cleveland 40-23, but Vince Lombardi was not happy about it, calling the Playoff Bowl "The Shit Bowl ... Once again they had to contest the meaningless Playoff Bowl in Miami, this time with the Cardinals, who won 24-17 ...

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