National Football League

Professional American football league

The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major North American professional sports leagues, the highest professional level of American football in the world, the wealthiest professional sport league by revenue, and the sport league with the most valuable teams. The NFL's 17-week regular season runs from early September to late December, with each team playing 16 games and having one bye week. Following the conclusion of the regular season, seven teams from each conference advance to the playoffs, a single-elimination tournament culminating in the Super Bowl, which is usually held on the first Sunday in February and is played between the champions of the NFC and AFC.

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The Ravens-Steelers game originally scheduled for Thanksgiving night has now been postponed for a third time and is set for Wednesday.
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On December 26th, the Arizona Cardinals / San Francisco 49ers game will skip national television networks..
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The coronavirus plagued several NFL teams over the weekend as teams continue to play through the pandemic. The uncontrolled spread has prompted the league to..
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Forget Skittles, Marshawn Lynch says he would shoot Hennessy in the locker room before NFL games ... claiming he would use his backpack to sneak the booze in...
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The Broncos were forced to use practice squad wide receiver at quarterback after COVID-19 violations from QBs. Kareem Jackson said it sent a message.
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As the NFL season gears toward the playoff picture, the Raiders and Colts both made missteps that could prove devastating in the playoff chase.
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Thanksgiving week provided several teams with much to be thankful for, but other teams are short on reasons for optimism after Sunday.
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The playoff picture is still up in the air, as no team has clinched a spot in the field. Here's where things stand after Week 12.
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Cleveland Browns coach Kevin Stefanski elevated his chief of staff, Callie Brownson, to tight ends coach against the Jaguars, an NFL first.
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The Denver Broncos wanted to start assistant Rob Calabrese at quarterback, but the NFL denied the team's request, according to ESPN.
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Both the Saints and Patriots were hit with hefty penalties for violating the NFL's COVID-19 protocols, according to multiple reports.
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Very cool gesture from Adrian Peterson ... the NFL superstar says he's helping injured guys like Odell Beckham Jr. and Saquon Barkley with their rehabs -- and..
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The NFL said it came to its attention that players and staffers had out-of-town Thanksgiving guests. Teams playing Monday and Tuesday are exempt.
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NFL moves Ravens-Steelers game to Tuesday, if no additional positive cases force further postponement. Baltimore is dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak.
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The NFL has yet to announce what will happen to the game between the Steelers and Ravens after Baltimore was hit with a COVID-19 outbreak.
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Former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach and CBS Sports NFL analyst Bill Cowher discusses how the pandemic will impact America's football tradition on Thanksgiving...
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Despite surging coronavirus cases locally and nationally, the Cowboys could welcome the largest crowd of the 2020 NFL season on Thanksgiving Day.
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Thanksgiving Day has arrived, the CDC still recommends you don't travel, the NFL is now one game short and more news to start your Thursday.
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Perhaps the lone bright spot of the coronavirus pandemic??? IT POSSIBLY MEANS MORE ADRIAN PETERSON, BABY!!! The NFL superstar tells TMZ Sports, with teams not..
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The NFL's Thanksgiving slate is a little lighter than expected, but there will be plenty of tradition to take in with the two remaining contests.
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The NFL announced the move but did not specify a time for the game nor which network would televise it.
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The NFL's Thanksgiving plate just got a little lighter, as the league postponed the game between the Ravens and Steelers due to COVID-19 concerns.
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How do you get 200 turkeys to people in need in Hawaii? HAND 'EM TO MARSHAWN! The ex-NFL star grabbed his Beast Mode shorts, some PPE and a few friends -- and..
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A byproduct of the NFL playing its games in front of few, if any, fans because of the novel coronavirus is that viewers can hear loud and clear all the..
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An all-black team officiates an NFL match for the first time in the competition's history.
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The Kansas City Chiefs capped off a thrilling week 11 on Sunday with a come-from-behind victory over the division rival Las Vegas Raiders. Will Brinson, senior..
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Quarterbacks took the spotlight in Week 11, with Patrick Mahomes and Taysom Hill showing Sunday exactly what they're capable of.
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Taysom Hill made his first QB start to great fanfare. Joe Burrow said "see ya" to his rookie year after an injury. And Week 11 had even more twists.
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Football fans will notice a slightly different look when they tune into Fox Sports' NFL pregame coverage today. due to health and safety concerns.
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It didn't take until Black Friday for buyer's remorse to set in for some NFL teams, as several offseason decisions have proven to be ill-conceived.
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