- This article describes the video game. For the underlying sport, see street football (American).
Backyard Football is a series of video games for various systems. Currently all the games in the series have been developed by Humongous Entertainment and published by Atari. It is one of several sub-series in the Backyard Sports series, and is the first to feature professional players as kids, examples being Steve Young and Barry Sanders.
Backyard Football attempts to recreate the experience of playing American football as children.
The cover athletes have been: 1999 Steve Young, 2002 Drew Bledsoe, 2003 Donovan McNabb, 2004 Jeff Garcia, 2006 Daunte Culpepper, 2007 Ben Roethlisberger, 2008 and 2009 Tom Brady, 2010 Frank Gore, Eli Manning, Peyton Manning, Adrian Peterson, Kurt Warner, and Jason Witten.
|Backyard Football 1999||1999||Macintosh, Microsoft Windows|
|Backyard Football 2002||2001||Macintosh, Windows|
|Backyard Football 2003||2002||Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube|
|Backyard Football 2004||2003||Windows|
|Backyard Football 2005||2005||PlayStation 2|
|Backyard Football 2006||2005||Game Boy Advance, Windows|
|Backyard Football 2007||2006||Game Boy Advance|
|Backyard Football '08||2007||Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii, Windows|
|Backyard Football '09||2008||Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii, Windows|
|Backyard Football '10||2009||PlayStation 2, Wii, Xbox 360|
|Backyard Sports : Rookie Rush||2010||PC, Nintendo DS, Wii|
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In one of Chuck Downfield's remarks before the game he tries to remember when he played for either the Ravensdale Roughriders or The Ravensdale Rough Riders. A spoof of a time where the Canadian Football League had two teams with almost identical names: the Saskatchewan Roughriders, and the Ottawa Rough Riders.
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