Lamar Hunt, founder of the AFL, had a problem, he wanted a football team in Dallas his home town. The Bidwells of Chicago had another problem - their team was being overshadowed by the more popular Chicago Bears. Lamar Hunt after weeks of discussion he agrees to a deal where he is sold 51% of the Chicago Cardinals and over the years he will pay the Bidwells back 1% until they both share an equal amount.
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March 7, 2014: Free Agency Begins - NEW YORK, New York: Free agency begins! March 4, 2014: Franchise Discussions Begin - LONDON, England - Discussions begin of bringing a NFL franchise to London, with the unsuccessful Detroit Lions leading the way in possible moves to come. London billionaire _____ leads the bid to bring the Lions to London.