National Football League

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National Fitbaw League
Current saison, competeetion or edeetion:
Current sports event 2019 NFL saison
UmwhileAmerican Professional Fitbaw Conference (1920)
American Professional Fitbaw Association (1920–1921)
SportAmerican fitbaa
FoonditAugust 20, 1920; 103 years ago (1920-08-20)[1]
Inaugural saison1920
CommissionerRoger Goodell
No. o teams32
KintraUnitit States[A]
HeidquartersNew York, New York, Unitit States
Maist recent
Kansas City Chiefs
(4t teetle)[2]
Maist teetlesGreen Bay Packers
(13 teetles)[2]
TV pairtner(s)CBS
NFL Network

The National Fitbaw League (NFL) is a professional American fitbaw league conseestin o 32 teams, dividit equally atween the National Football Conference (NFC) an the American Football Conference (AFC).

Clubs[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Aw teams are based in the Unitit States, but several preseason an regular saison gemmes hae been held internaitionally.
  2. a b The New York Jets and New York Giants share MetLife Stadium.[6]
  3. a b The Baltimore Ravens were originally the Cleveland Browns, and moved to Baltimore in 1996. Due to an agreement with the city of Cleveland that alloued the club tae flit, the Browns name, colors, and team history/records wis left for a new Cleveland Browns team while the umwhile Browns' team, personnel, and staff wis alloued tae flit tae Baltimore.[7] Siclike, the Ravens is conseidert tar hae begun playin in 1996 while the current Cleveland Browns is conseidert tae hae been foondit in 1950, became inactive frae 1996 til 1998,[5] and resumed play as new team in 1999.[8]
  4. The Jaguars began playin ane hame gemme ilka saison at Wembley Stadium in Lunnon, Ingland in 2013, an will conteena tae dae the like throu 2020.[9][10][11]
  5. a b The Los Angeles Rams will play at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum frae 2016 tae 2018 an the Los Angeles Chargers will play at StubHub Center frae 2017 tae 2018 till the Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Californie, haes finished construction for the 2019 NFL saison.[12][13][14]
  6. The Atlanta Falcons will play at Mercedes-Benz Stadium beginning in the 2017 NFL season.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "2015 Official NFL Record and Fact Book" (PDF). National Football League. 21 Julie 2015. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 6 November 2015. Retrieved 25 October 2015. An organizational meeting, at whilk the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, and Dayton Triangles wis representit, was held at the Jordan and Hupmobile auto showroom in Canton, Ohio, August 20. This trystin resultit in the formation of the American Professional Football Conference.
  2. a b "History: NFL Champions". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved 30 Januar 2013.
  3. a b "Teams". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved 1 Februar 2013.
  4. Breer, Albert (6 Julie 2012). "NFL stadiums go from boom to swoon in span of a decade". NFL. Retrieved 1 Februar 2013.
  5. a b "History of NFL franchises, 1920–present". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved 1 Februar 2013.
  6. Borden, Sam; Shipigel, Ben (22 December 2011). "Preparations Different for a Home-and-Home Contest". The New York Times. Retrieved 2 Februar 2013.
  7. Morgan, Jan (9 Februar 1996). "Deal clears NFL path to Baltimore". The Baltimore Sun. Archived frae the original on 1 September 2012. Retrieved 1 Februar 2013.
  8. Gossi, Tony (12 September 1999). "Rival Pittsburgh gives Cleveland a brutal welcome in 43-0 drubbing". The Plain Dealer. Archived frae the original on 13 Mey 2013. Retrieved 1 Februar 2013.
  9. Pengelly, Martin (21 August 2012). "Jacksonville Jaguars to play four NFL 'home' games at Wembley". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 1 Februar 2013.
  10. "Jacksonville Jaguars to host regular-season game in United Kingdom in each of next four years". Jacksonville Jaguars. 21 August 2012. Archived frae the original on 19 September 2015. Retrieved 14 Januar 2015.
  11. "NFL, Jaguars extend agreement to play at Wembley through 2020" (Press release). National Football League. 22 October 2015. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  12. Hanzus, Dan (12 Januar 2016). "Rams to relocate to L.A.; Chargers first option to join". National Football League. Retrieved 18 Januar 2016.
  13. "General FAQs". Los Angeles Rams. 18 Januar 2016. Archived frae the original on 17 Januar 2016. Retrieved 18 Januar 2016. Where will the Rams play? For the first three seasons we'll play at the L.A. Coliseum. In 2019, we'll move into the most advanced, world-class stadium ever built located in Inglewood, CA.
  14. "Chargers to Relocate to Los Angeles". San Diego Chargers. 12 Januar 2017. Archived frae the original on 28 Apryle 2017. Retrieved 12 Januar 2017. Capacity for Chargers games at StubHub Center will be 30,000 seats, with approximately 3,000 premium and field seats, 46 suites, 16 cabanas, and 10,000 on-site parking spaces.