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Topic - NFL
The National Football League (NFL) is the highest level of professional American football in the United States. It was formed by eleven teams in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association, with the league changing its name to the National Football League in 1922. The league currently consists of thirty-two teams from the United States. The league is divided evenly into two conferences — the American Football Conference (AFC) and National Football Conference (NFC), and each conference has four divisions that have four teams each, for a total of 16 teams in each conference. The NFL is an unincorporated 501(c)(6) association,For example, "The Detroit Lions is a 'Professional' Football team owned by William Clay Ford, Sr., with a membership in the National Football League (NFL), which is an unincorporated association governed by its own constitution and bylaws." Detroit Lions v. National Football League, 41 The NFL is by far the most attended domestic sports league in the world by average attendance per game, with 67,509 fans per game in the 2009-10 regular season - Source: Wikipedia
Griffin is fully recovered from the knee injury that severely hampered his performance last season. Gruden is eager, energetic and enthusiastic, raring to start his first training camp as an NFL head coach. They're prime candidates to grow old and gray together.
This winter, CBS paid $250 million for the rights to broadcast eight Thursday night games. Upon announcing the deal, Sean McManus declared, "The NFL is the most powerful programming in television." Apparently, not as powerful as any broadcasters who, after announcing Redskins games throughout their career, may have suddenly decided they can't live with themselves anymore and will no longer use the name.
Former NFL coach Tony Dungy doubled down Tuesday on earlier remarks that he wouldn't have drafted openly gay football player Michael Sam because he wouldn't have wanted to "deal with all of it."
Tony Dungy has become the first civil rights icon to become a bigot in American history. This is the price you pay when you dare to defy the fundamentalist group-think of what lesbian conservative Tammy Bruce calls the "Gay Gestapo."
Gruden, the most decorated quarterback in Arena League history, began his coaching career there before making the transition back to the outdoor game. Gruden's hiring as the Redskins' coach isn't likely to send a flood of indoor coaches to the NFL, but several of them, understandably, hope it does.
The Redskins are part of the dwindling number of organizations committed to a training camp away from their own headquarters. For the second year in a row, they are headed to Richmond for camp.
Dareus, who is from Alabama and played for the Crimson Tide, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia after being stopped by a state trooper on May 5. The charges will be dismissed and potentially expunged should the 2011 first-round draft pick successfully complete the program.
The St. Louis Rams jersey of Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, is in the top 10 of NFL jersey sales.
San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York got a little teary on his drive to Levi's Stadium on Thursday. His voice cracked while talking about taking his young son to games at the stadium for years to come.
The game will mark Virginia Tech's fourth appearance at FedEx since 2004 and West Virginia's third, including a scheduled 2016 game there against BYU.
Andrews will take over as the sideline reporter for Fox's top NFL team of Joe Buck and analyst Troy Aikman. Fox Sports president Eric Shanks says Oliver will continue to work as sideline reporter this season with the announcing team of Kevin Burkhardt and analyst John Lynch.
Redskins tight end Jordan Reed recently was named to NFL.com's ‘Making the Leap' list, a group of 25 players expected to enjoy a break out season in 2014.
Need to Know: It appears that some NFL executives weren't looking at the big picture when they ranked 18 other QB's over RG3.
Tanard Jackson was lining up with the third string so the Redskins weren't really counting on him but his suspension still leaves ripple effects.
Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams may be good at spotting a hole in the defensive line, but he may not be as skilled at spotting fake Marines.