The origin of the modern day NFL began as the league adopted a post-season championship game, took control of scheduling for each team, and established rules allowing the forward pass.
NYG 21
CHI 23
1933 NFL Champion Chicago Bears
z: best record, c: conference winner, y: division winner, w: wildcard, x: clinched playoff spot

NFL Championship

Date    OpponentResultScore
12/17vs NY GiantsW  23-21