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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 professional sports leagues in North America and the highest professional level of American football in the world. 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, six 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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Watch as 23-year-old rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew II, inspires the Jacksonville Jaguars to a 20-7 victory against the Tennesse Titans.
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New York Jets safety Jamal Adams is appealing his fine from the NFL for roughing the passer against Cleveland and says officials apologized after the game for..
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The Ravens and Chiefs are among the league's nine teams to win their first two games of 2019, but the only ones that will meet this weekend.
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Tennessee Titans defensive back Adoree' Jackson is entering his third NFL season and aims to make his mark both on and off the field.
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NFL fans shouldn't need a long memory to know not to get carried away by a 2-0 start.
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SportsPulse: Like the Patriots and Cowboys, Lorenzo has been perfect through two weeks with his picks. Follow along and win some money in Week 3.
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The NFL says addressing domestic violence is a priority, but a USA TODAY investigation found issues in backgrounds of coaches that teams hired.
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Titans running back Derrick Henry is tired of seeing his NFL record-tying 99-yard rum and says heโ€™s pretty sure the Jaguars are, too. Henry tied Tony..
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Taco Charlton struggled to find his way with the Cowboys after the team used a first-round pick on him in the 2017 NFL draft.
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Fifth-year senior J.R. Reed has developed into the leader of the secondary at No. 3 Georgia, following in the footsteps of his famous father, former NFL receiver..
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Luke Falk is a quarterback for the New York Jets who made his NFL debut Monday night. Lucas Falk is a 28-year-old with a similar email address.
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Off to 2-0 starts, both Dak Prescott's Cowboys and Aaron Rodgers' Packers have impressed early.
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Odell Beckham Jr makes a spectacular one-handed grab and an 89-yard touchdown catch as the Cleveland Browns beat the New York Jets 23-3 on Monday night.
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Britney Taylor, the woman who sued Antonio Brown and accused him of sexual assault, is reportedly meeting with NFL officials as the league investigates the..
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A pyrotechnic mishap caused the fire before a Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts game.
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Watch Dalvin Cook's 75-yard touchdown run for the Vikings, plus Demarcus Robinson, Julio Jones and JuJu Smith-Schuster in this week's plays of the week.
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The woman accusing NFL superstar Antonio Brown of sexual assault plans to meet with league officials Monday, according to the Associated Press. Britney Taylor..
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As Dak Prescott's value continues to rise for the unbeaten Dallas Cowboys, Kirk Cousins isn't living up to his contract.
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The NFL investigates the sexual assault allegations against Antonio Brown, UAW union calls for a strike against GM and more news to know Monday.
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SportsPulse: Injuries to key quarterbacks in Week 2 could reshape the entire league. As Trysta Krick puts it, you are only as good as your current QB..
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Some of the league's biggest stars are missing in action through two weeks, though others are stepping up in the early going.
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A man trashed his pizza restaurant and ice cream shop near Atlanta to fake a racially motivated burglary so he could file an insurance claim, police said
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Antonio Brown will be eligible to make hisย New England Patriots debut Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. The NFL won't place Brown on the exempt list.
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Wide receiver Torrey Smith, who played eight seasons in the NFL with the Ravens, 49ers, Eagles and Panthers, announced his retirement Friday.
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Those who knew New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown before his time in the NFL say it's no surprise what Brown's current situation.
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Check out all the best photos from Week 2 games throughout the NFL.
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