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1st Ever NFL Game Was Played Today In 1920... In Rock Island
Imagine if this year's Super Bowl was played on 11th Street in Rock Island, on land cleared for a stadium instead of a Walmart. Imagine if the Quad Cities had an NFL team.
They did.
The Rock Island Independents were a real football team, and a founding member of the National Football Le…
CSN Chicago Names Almquist Field Top HS Stadium in Illinois
While previewing this week's high school football contests around the state yesterday, Edgy Tim and Joe Collins on CSN Chicago talked about their top picks for the best high school stadiums in Illinois.
While Edgy Tim selected Rock Island High School's Almquist Field second, Joe Collins said that the…
Quad City Steamwheelers Holding Open Tryouts
In 6th grade, I was hell bent on making the football team, but I knew I was small, so I thought I could at least be the kicker. I practiced for weeks and when tryout day came, the wind blew dust in my eyes just as I was kicking and I bounced the ball across the turf...

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