1934 NFL season
|Duration||September 9 – December 9, 1934|
|East Champions||New York Giants|
|West Champions||Chicago Bears|
|Champions||New York Giants|
The Ed Thorp Memorial Trophy was established as the league's award for the NFL champion, and was awarded through 1967. The host team for the NFL Championship Game would now alternate between the two divisions, with the Eastern Division champion hosting in even-numbered years, and the Western champion hosting in odd-numbered years.
Major rule changesEdit
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.
NFL Championship GameEdit
N.Y. Giants 30, Chi. Bears 13 at Polo Grounds, New York City, December 9, 1934
|Passing||Arnie Herber||Green Bay||799|
|Rushing||Beattie Feathers||Chicago Bears||1004|
|Receiving||Harry Ebding||Detroit Lions||264|
- The Cincinnati Reds played each of the four home games at different stadiums: Cincinnati's Crosley Field, Dayton's Triangle Park, Portsmouth's Universal Stadium, and Xavier University's Corcoran Stadium.
- The relocated Detroit Lions moved from Portsmouth's Universal Stadium to University of Detroit Stadium
- The Green Bay Packers home games in Milwaukee moved from Borchert Field to Wisconsin State Fair Park
- The St. Louis Gunners played their home games at Sportsman's Park
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- "Cincinnati Football Reds". Cincy Sports History. Archived from the original on September 29, 2007. Retrieved June 13, 2011.