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National Football League

The National Football League (NFL) is the largest Professional American Football league in the world.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. The NFL is organized as a non-profit organization.

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Articles About National Football League

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin
NFL Injuries Update - Robert Griffin III Could Miss Up To 8 Weeks; Other Victims In Week 2

By IBTimes AU

NFL News - Key stars suffered tough injuries in Week 2 action of the National Football League (NFL) regular season. While some are not serious, others are enough to worry the teams’ brass as absence for long stretches could doom their chances at making the playoffs even this early. (Sep 17)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, ARIZONA

NFL Monday Night Football: Philadelphia Eagles 30, Indianapolis Colts 27 [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

The Philadelphia Eagles stole one on the road against the Indianapolis Colts in a National Football League (NFL) Monday Night Football game winning 30-27 courtesy of Darren Sproles, LeSean McCoy Nick Foles and the rest of the Eagles. (Sep 16)

Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson Faces Second Child Abuse Accusation

By IBTimes AU

Adrian Peterson News - Already in a controversy concerning alleged beating of his son, Adrian Peterson, the star running back for the Minnesota Vikings is being accused of injuring yet another son. In both cases, Peterson’s justification of the act was that he was disciplining the boys. (Sep 16)

NFL Week 2 Scores: San Diego Chargers 30, Seattle Seahawks 21 [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

The Philip Rivers-Antonio Gates partnership paid off big time on Sunday against the visiting Seattle Seahawks as the San Diego Chargers defeated their visitors, 30-21 to avoid a 0-2 hole to start the 2014 National Football League (NFL) regular season. (Sep 15)

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice warms up during the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII football practice in New Orleans, Louisiana in this January 30, 2013 file photo. The Ravens announced September 8, 2014 the team has terminated its contract with Rice a
Ronda Rousey Envisions 'Much, Much Different' Scenario If She Was With Ray Rice In Elevator [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Ronda Rousey gave her two cents on the video of Ray Rice assaulting her then fiancee at an Atlantic City casino elevator. Rowdy revealed that they would have a much different scenario, if she was in Janay Rice's place. (Sep 15)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA

Robert Griffin Injured Again as Redskins Beat Jaguars, 41-10 [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

Robert Griffin III left the game early but the Washington Redskins had enough weapons to blow out the visiting Jacksonville Jaguars, 41-10 in Week 2 action of the National Football League (NFL) regular season. (Sep 15)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) passes the ball during the second half against the against the Indianapolis Colts
NFL Week 2: Kansas City Chiefs Vs. Denver Broncos Live Streaming Information And Preview

By IBTimes AU

NFL Live Streaming - The Kansas City Chiefs are hoping to get their act together on Sunday even without key defensive players as they try to slow down Peyton Manning and the high-powered Denver Broncos in Week 2 action of the National Football League (NFL) regular season. (Sep 15)

MORE TOPICS: TENNESSEE

No Ray Rice Distraction: Baltimore Ravens Beat Pittsburgh Steelers, 26-6 On NFL Thursday

By IBTimes AU

The Ray Rice fiasco didn’t affect the Baltimore Ravens in their NFL Thursday night match-up with the Pittsburgh Steelers as they pulled off a 26-6 victory behind a couple of touchdowns from Joe Flacco and four field goals from Justin Tucker. (Sep 12)

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith (89) celebrates with running back Justin Forsett (29)
NFL Thursday Night Football: Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. Baltimore Ravens Live Streaming And Preview

By IBTimes AU

Days after Ray Rice was released by the team for a damning video of the running back punching his wife, the Baltimore Ravens host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday Night Football in the National Football League (NFL) regular season. (Sep 12)

loyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. attends a news conference
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Backtracks Apologizes For Ray Rice Comments

By IBTimes AU

Floyd Mayweather is retracting his critical comments on the league claiming that he was unaware of the video of Rice beating up his wife in an elevator. (Sep 11)