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 professional sports leagues in North America, 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 NFL will give teams a longer acclimation period in training camp as teams prepare to implement protocols to mitigate exposure to the coronavirus.
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Former Pittsburgh Steelers coach and current NFL analyst Bill Cowher said he and his wife, Veronica, tested positive for coronavirus antibodies.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 17 hours ago

Richard Sherman questions why Cam Newton will be the NFL's 27th lowest paid quarterback.
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Here are 20 recent first-rounders – none of whom have landed a second multi-year contract – to keep an eye on in 2020.
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Ezekiel Elliott says he feels "good" after testing positive for coronavirus, but the Cowboys RB still has uncertainties about the upcoming NFL season.
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