The NFL, which is in its 20th season, is going through a renaissance.
There are a lot of new players, a lot more exciting talent, a great fan base and the new era is shaping up to be a great one.
Here are the 20 inventions that will make or break the new NFL.
TICKET-TO-COSTING PASSENGERS In the late 1970s, NFL owners started experimenting with new ways to pay for players.
The most common was the ticket-to-costing pass.
The NFL started offering tickets at the start of the league’s first season.
The teams used the money to buy players.
They also offered discounts on tickets to players.
Fans liked the idea of playing for a team that had a good fan base.
The league also began allowing players to wear uniforms in the stadium to make fans feel more at home.
Fans didn’t mind that they could still go to a game without a shirt.
The idea was that players could make the fans feel like they were a part of the team.
The concept was to make the players feel like part of a team, which was the primary goal.
NFL officials had been experimenting with the idea for years and began to come up with ideas in the late 1980s.
In 1995, the league opened its first season in Atlanta.
The game had been sold out for more than three months.
In 1996, the NFL decided to give the new stadium a name: “The Dome.”
The name stuck and the stadium was named after it.
Fans loved the name.
In 1998, the team adopted the name “Dome” and changed it to the “Georgia Dome.”
Fans loved that name, too.
In 2003, the new Georgia Dome was named the “Dame Dome” after the late Georgia football coach and former Georgia player.
The Dome has been the home of the Georgia Bulldogs since 1987 and has hosted games for the past 13 years.
In 2009, the Dome became the “Bowl of Champions.”
It is one of the largest stadiums in the country and has been hosting bowl games since 1992.
The first game in that bowl series was played in 2015.
BOWL OF CHAMPIONSHIP The game is called “The Bowl of Champions” because the first three bowl games were played at the Dome.
In 2015, the Bowl of Championship was played at Georgia’s Georgia Dome.
The Bowl of Champs is the most prestigious bowl in the history of the college football game.
In 2017, it became the first bowl game to be played in front of the Dome, and it has become a tradition to have a game in front the Dome as soon as possible.
The Georgia Dome hosts all four BCS national championships.
In 2021, the Falcons defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes 31-24 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game.
The Bulldogs are now undefeated in bowl games, and the bowl is played in Atlanta each year.
The team won the 2016 bowl game against Alabama, and they are undefeated in the bowl series against Notre Dame.
The bowl game in 2017 featured a quarterback battle between Nick Saban and Trevone Boykin.
Saban won that game 31-14.
NFL BILLIONAIRES In 2015 and 2016, the Georgia Dome hosted NFL games.
Georgia has hosted six NFL games since 2000.
The only other Georgia game played outside of the state was in 2014.
Georgia opened the 2017 season on a bye after the season opener.
It was the first Georgia game outside of its home state to be on a Saturday.
The Falcons won their first three games of the season, including a 20-16 win over the Texas A&M Aggies.
The following year, the first game of the 2017 regular season against Alabama was played on a Sunday.
The Crimson Tide won 34-0.
NFL PLAYOFF CHAMPIONS The Atlanta Falcons have been playing in the Super Bowl three times.
The 2015 team was coached by Todd Bowles and the Falcons won that year’s championship.
The 2016 team was led by coach Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons won the NFC East title.
The 2017 team was the Falcons’ first Super Bowl appearance since 2010.
COACHED BY QUINN In 2018, Quinn became the youngest coach in NFL history at 38.
He became the Falcons head coach for the first time after the retirement of Chuck Pagano.
Quinn also became the team’s first head coach to win the Super Bowl in the same season.
SEC PLAYOFF PLAYERS In 2018 and 2019, the Atlanta Hawks hosted SEC games.
The Hawks won three of their five SEC games this year, including beating Florida and Georgia State in the semifinals.
The SEC’s best team is Alabama, which has won three SEC titles since 2009.
SUPER BOWLS Super Bowl LI was played Feb. 5, 2019, in New Orleans.
The Atlanta Hawks won, 32-31, over the Atlanta Patriots.
The Super Bowl XLIX championship game between the Patriots and Falcons