Memphis Tigers’ Record 1929-1933
The Memphis Tigers played an independent schedule which included matches against NFL opposition
They beat undefeated NFL champions Green Bay Packers in 1929, by a score of 20-6, and also beat the Chicago Bears the following week. They also beat the Portsmouth Spartans, who would become the Detroit Lions, and the Brooklyn Dodgers, who left the NFL for the AFL in the 1940s.
In 1934 they would join the American Football League, playing in one of the Major Ldeague rivals to the NFL to use that name.
Matches between Tigers & NFL opposition
|15.12.1929||H||Green Bay Packers||W||20-6|
 Bob Gill, The Coffin Corner, Pro Football Researchers Association (1991) Tigers Roar in Tennessee [Internet] Available from: http://www.profootballresearchers.org/archives/Website_Files/Coffin_Corner/13-03-425.pdf [Accessed 9 October 2018]
Thanks to John Wills, Jean-Paul O’Flynn, John Kane, John Cummins, John Morahan & John Doody
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