The Meadowlands stadium hosted in 2014, in which New York and New Jersey shared hosting duties.
New York has two teams, the in Manhattan, and the in Brooklyn.
New York has one team:.
While the league had expanded to 22 franchises by 1926, at a league meeting in April 1927, the decision was made to revoke the franchises of 10 clubs in weak financial situations.
The has three of its 31 teams in upstate New York.
As of 2021, the most recent franchise to become defunct was the , which folded after playing one season.
Although the represent the they play in , located in.
A franchise is awarded by the league to each member club, and serves as the league's authorization to operate as a professional football club in their city.