Richmond Rebels (American Football League)

The Richmond Rebels were an American football team based in Richmond, Virginia that played in the Dixie League in 1946 and the American Football League from 1947 to 1950. The squad played in the playoffs from 1948 to 1950. It won the league championship in 1949 and 1950, the league's final season.[1] They were Chicago Bears affiliates from 1948-1950.[2]

Another team by that name played in the Virginia-Carolina Football League in 1937.



  1. ^ Archived March 26, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Jerry Lindquist's Sports Memories: Semipro football and what could have been".