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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Todd Haley has over 25 years of NFL experience, with three years as Chiefs head coach. He's in new territory as a high school offensive coordinator.
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NFL superstar Dak Prescott says he can't wrap his head around the Breonna Taylor case ... calling it "simply unacceptable" for officers to not be charged..
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Congressmen, including former Ohio State and NFL player Anthony Gonzalez, address controversial way of allowing more money to reach college athletes.
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Reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City heads to Baltimore on Monday in a matchup of AFC heavyweights, one that could determine home-field advantage.
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Gale Sayers, the longtime Chicago Bears star and Pro Football Hall of Famer, has died at the age of 77 after a struggle with dementia. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers..
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Sayers is well-known for his seven seasons with the Chicago Bears, which helped him become the youngest player ever inducted into the Hall of Fame.
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Joe Laurinaitis,ย known to wrestling fans as Road Warrior Animal, has died, WWE announced. The father of former NFL LB James Laurinaitis was 60.
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Chicago Bears legend Gale Sayers has died after a lengthy battle with dementia ... the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Wednesday. He was 77 years old. Sayers..
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Since 1990, just 12% of NFL teams that have started off 0-2 have made the playoffs. This year, however, there's more hope with an expanded field.
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Drew Brees, listen up ... Warren Moon's got advice for winning football games despite declining arm talent -- telling TMZ Sports it's simple ... JUST TAKE CARE..
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Neither Jon Gruden nor Sean Payton wore a mask in Monday night's matchup between the Raiders and Saints, and both paid the price.
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Blake Bortles is back in the NFL after landing with the Denver Broncos, who lost starter Drew Lock to a shoulder injury on Sunday.
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The Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks were hit with a $250,000 fine โ€“ but that's not all.
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The NFL just put its foot down and HEAVILY fined Pete Carroll and two other head coaches for not following COVID mask rules ... and more punishments could still..
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke to USA TODAY Sports on Monday and issued warning to coaches ... on same night two were seen not wearing masks.
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Hollywood unions, studios reach return-to-work deal. Two new studies examine virus spread on long flights. U.S. nears 200K deaths. Latest on COVID-19.
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Baltimore's impressive 2-0 start moves them ahead of listless Kansas City heading into Week 3 Monday night showdown.
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Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden says he "just wanted to communicate" when he removed his face mask in the side's win against New Orleans Saints.
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The NFL also fined three teams $250,000 each after their coaches did not wear masks on the sideline during Sunday's games.
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Week 2 of the NFL featured nail-biting moments and heartbreaking injuries. CSB Sports senior NFL writer Will Brison joined CBSN to break down the week, including..
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Eleven teams are 0-2. But that might not be as bad as it once seemed now that the league has expanded to 14 playoff teams from 12. Here's why.
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Sunday's slate of Week 2 games left Falcons fans with a familiar sense of frustration, while there's cause for celebration in Green Bay and Baltimore.
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The Packers' offense stayed hot, Tom Brady got his first win with the Bucs and the injuries piled up. What did we learn in NFL Week 2?
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While most NFL stadiums will not have fans in attendance, some teams are allowed to have a limited number of people in the stands.
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Broadcasting a NFL game in 2020 has its unique quirks and challenges, especially for a new partnership. Kevin Burkhardt and Daryl Johnston explain.
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Were some of Week 1's puzzling outcomes a preview of what's to come or just an aberration? We'll get a better sense for the answer this week.
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Before these little lads made it big time playing for the NFL, they were just youngsters focusing on growing up! With football season back in full swing and on a..
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Houston Texans safety Michael Thomas helped unify NFL players with a single message ahead of their regular-season openers.
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