Professional Football Teams in Los Angeles

Team Period of Play
in Los Angeles
League
Los Angeles Buccaneers 1926 National Football League
Los Angeles Wildcats 1926 American Football League I*
California Shamrocks 1935-1935? Pacific Coast Professional Football League
Hollywood Braves 1935-1935? Pacific Coast Professional Football League
Los Angeles (Southern California) Maroons 1935-1935? Pacific Coast Professional Football League
Westwood Cubs 1935-1935? Pacific Coast Professional Football League
Hollywood Stars 1936-1938 California Pro Football League
Los Angeles Bulldogs 1937 American Football League II*
Los Angeles Bulldogs 1940-1945 Pacific Coast Professional Football League
Hollywood Bears 1940-1942, 1945 Pacific Coast Professional Football League
Los Angeles Mustangs 1943-1944 Pacific Coast Professional Football League,
American Football League lll*
Hollywood Rangers 1944 American Football League lll*
Los Angeles Wildcats 1944 American Football League lll*
Hollywood Wolves 1944 Pacific Coast Professional Football League
Los Angeles Dons 1946-1949 All American Football Conference
Los Angeles Chargers1 1960 American Football League lV*
Long Beach Admirals 1967 Continental Football League
Los Angeles Express 1983-1985 United States Football League
Los Angeles Raiders2 1982-1995 National Football League
Los Angeles Cobras 1988 Arena Football League
Los Angeles Dragons 2000 Spring Football League
Los Angeles Avengers 2000-2009 Arena Football League
Los Angeles Xtreme 2001 X Football League
Los Angeles Kiss3 2014-Present Arena Football League
Los Angeles Rams4 1947-1995; 2016 National Football League

* There were four unrelated leagues over history named "American Football League."
1 Team moved to San Diego and the NFL after only one season in Los Angeles.
2 Team returned to Oakland in 1995.
3 Team actually plays at Honda Center in Anaheim, California (Orange County).
4 Team moved to Anaheim Stadium (Orange County) in 1980; to St. Louis in 1995; back to Los Angeles in 2016.


Also see Women's Professional Football in Los Angeles County