NFL v CFL Preseason Games 1950-1961
|Date||Location||NFL Team||CFL Team|
|12.08.50||Ottawa, Canada||New York Giants||27||Ottawa Rough Riders||6|
|11.08.51||Ottawa, Canada||New York Giants||41||Ottawa Rough Riders||18|
|05.08.59||Toronto, Canada||Chicago Cardinals||55||Toronto Argonauts||26|
|03.08.60||Toronto, Canada||Pittsburgh Steelers||43||Toronto argonauts||16|
|02.08.61||Toronto, Canada||St. Louis Cardinals||36||Toronto Argonauts||7|
|05.08.61||Montreal, Canada||Chicago Bears||34||Montreal Alouettes||16|
|08.08.61||Hamilton, Canada||Buffalo Bills||21||Hamilton Tiger-Cats||38|
Between 1950 and 1961 the National Football League played 7 matches in Canada against Canadian Football League Opposition. These games were during the NFL preseason, but in the middle of the CFL season. Hamilton Tiger-Cats were the only Canadian team to record a victory – 38-21 versus Buffalo Bills.
 National Football League (2018) 2018 Official National Football League Record & Factbook | International Games | page 510 [Internet] Available from: http://www.nfl.com/static/content/public/photo/2018/08/09/0ap3000000946101.pdf [Accessed 9 June 2019]
 Ninety-Nine Yards, Chris Lawton (2020) An International Fixture: When the CFL played teams from other leagues [Internet] Available from: https://i0.wp.com/ninetynineyards.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2020/04/ezgif.com-webp-to-jpg.jpg?w=824 [Accessed 14 May 2020]
Thanks to Robert Burns, Steve Hearn, Anton Pippo O’Grady, John Wills, John Morahan & John Kane.
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