National Football League (NFL) Football – A League Of Its Own

National Football LeagueRichard Beese described that National football league is being played on a highly professional level. This is known as the professional American football league that consists of 32 teams. It is basically divided between the following two conferences –

1) National Football Conference (NFC)
2) The American Football Conference (AFC)

In The North America, NFL is known as one of the 4 major professional sports.

National Football League Schedule –
This event follows a predefined pattern, as per the rules it is a 17 week regular season. It normally starts in September and ends in January. Each team of National Football League (NFL) plays 16 games. NFL 2016 has started from 8th September 2016 and its going really interesting. Richard Beese is a great fan of this event. He enjoys watching matches of the NFL. A single elimination tournament is being played between the champions of the National Football Conference (NFC) and American Football Conference (AFC).

History of National Football League –
The National Football League (NFL) was formed in 1920. At starting time, it was named as the American Professional Football Association (APFA). Later on this name was renamed as the National Football League (NFL).

In 1933 – In this year, the first official championship game was held.

In 1958 – National Football League has become one of the best games that were ever being played. It was on the journey of being the most popular game.

In 1960 – During this year, The American Football League (AFL) was founded. It was very strong, so there was a planning to merge it with the old National Football League (NFL).

In 1966 – The National Football League (NFL) was merged with the American Football League (AFL) in this year. As a result, there was a creation of the Super Bowl.

In 1970 – The merger got completed in the year of 1970. The First Super Bowl was held. The Super Bowl is one of the major sporting events of this whole world. First Super Bowl was held at the end of that season; the merger was completed in 1970.

With time, the popularity of this event has increased. Now at the present time, National Football League (NFL) has a number of fans all over the world

National Football League Achievements –
Currently, Only two teams in the National Football League are the founding members –

  1. The Decatur Staleys (Chicago Bears)
  2. Chicago Cardinals (Arizona Cardinals)
  • The Green Bay Packers is a team that has won most National Football League Championships. It has won thirteen National Football League titles.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers is a team that has won the most Super Bowl. It has won six championships.

The National Football League (NFL) Foundation –
Richard Beese described that NFL Foundation aims to protect the health and safety of athletes. This foundation works for all the sports, but especially for a football game. It strongly supports the youth Football.
NFL Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization that represents the 32 NFL Clubs. It was established in 1973.

Mission of National Football League (NFL) Foundation –

  • A great financial support for football programs and leagues. It is being done with the help of grant programs.
  • This foundation supports the sound health and safety of the athletes.
  • It is a foundation which aims to improve the treatment and diagnosis athletes or the members of the military and society.
  • Works for the complete protection of athletes.

National Football League (NFL) 2016 Session –
The current Session of NFL is the 97th session of this game. It has begun on 8th September 2016. The Championship game of this league will be on 5th February 2017. It’s going to be help at NRG Stadium that is situated in Houston, Texas. 256 games will be played in the 2016 regular season.

Many athletes had set new records in this session. Like Matthew Stafford broke the NFL record previously held by Dan Marino for most passing yards. Steve Smith Sr. has become the 14th player in NFL History who reached 1,000 catches. At present, National Football league is in its 12th week and all over the world, people are enjoying it a lot.

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