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NFL: Scores, Standings, Draft, Schedule, ESPN

Updated on April 25, 2015

What is NFL ? Basic Understanding of NFL

NFL is a short form of National Football League. NFL is a professional american league. It consists 16 teams from NFC and AFC each. NFC is a National Football Conference and AFC is American Football Conference. NFL season is usually about 17 weeks long. It starts from the week after Labor day each year to the week after Christmas. Total 32 teams play equal number of games in NFL. Winner of AFC and NFC play for Superbowl each year in the month of February. NFL is a very popular game in America. It has huge fan following even in corporate culture.

NFL logo


NFL Teams

As we know, NFL is divided in two groups: AFC and NFC

There are total thirty two teams equally divided between AFC and NFC. Both AFC and NFC have teams in four divisions: North, South, East and West. So each division have total 8 teams: 4 from AFC and 4 from NFC. Here are those teams as below. Some teams have huge popularity. New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Bears, New York Giants, Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers are some of the popular teams with huge fan following.

NFL teams according to their Conference and Divisons

New England Patriots
Cleveland Browns
Oakland Raiders
Indianapolis Colts
New York Jets
Baltimore Ravens
Denver Broncos
Tennessee Titans
Miami Dolfins
Pittsburg Steelersh
San Diego Chrgers
Houston Texans
Buffalo Bills
Cincinati Bengalsn
Kansas City Chiefs
Jacksonville Jaguars
New York Giants
Green Bay Packers
San Francisco 49ers
Carolina Panthers
Washington Redskins
Chicago Bears
Seattle Seahawks
New Orleans Saints
Dallas Cowboys
Detroit Lions
Arizona Cardinals
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Philadelphia Eagles
Minnesota Vikings
St. Louis Rams
Atlanta Falcons
NFL teams divided by their conference and divisions.

NFL teams popularity by regions

NFL Score and Records

Scores in NFL games are mostly based on touchdowns and field goals. For each touchdown a team gets 7 points. Each field goal a team gets three extra points after touchdowns. Each team gets 4 attempts to move 10 yards. If a team move 10 yards within their 4 attempts then they will get another 4 attempts to move next 10 yards. A team can select to go with a field goal depending upon the game situation.

On 5th September, Payton Manning of Denver Broncos, tied the 4 passing record against Baltimore Ravens.


NFL Season

In each division, all four teams play fourteen out of sixteen games with each others. The other two games decided by previous year standing and they are intraconferance games. NFL starts in early September to the week after Christmas.

2014 NFL season is 95th season. Baltimore Ravens won the 2013 season.

Super Bowl Trophy Logo

Super Bowl 2014

Super Bowl is america's biggest sports occasion. Winners of AFC and NFC clash for the super bowl trophy. Super Bowl event happens every year at the end of NFL season as a championship game in the first week of February. Pittsburgh Steelers have record six Super Bowl trophies.

Super Bowl event is usually held on Sunday. It is known as "Super Bowl Sunday". It is the second biggest food consumption day after Thanksgiving Day. Super Bowl is the most watched American Television Program. Commercial airtime for Super Bowl is the most expensive on American Television. It is because of its huge viewership during the event. Companies makes creative and eye catching ads for their time slot in Super Bowl. As a result, commercial during Super Bowl becomes a thing. Many performers and artist also prefer to put a show during the breaks or in pre game just because the exposure they gets.

Super Bowl XLVIII 2014

Super Bowl 2014

Super Bowl XLVIII is going to held on February 2, 2014 at Met life Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ. This will be the first time when Super Bowl will be held by two states and it will be played in an outdoor artificial turf. Met life stadium is home for New York Giants and New York Jets.

Super Bowl 2014 NY/NJ

The next Super Bowl XLVIII 2014 is going to help in NY and NJ. Both states will combine host the Super Bowl event.
The next Super Bowl XLVIII 2014 is going to help in NY and NJ. Both states will combine host the Super Bowl event.


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