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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

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is tackled by the Indianapolis Colts safety LaRon Landry
NFL News: Indianapolis Colts Safety LaRon Landry Suspended For 4 Games Without Pay For PED Use

By IBTimes AU

LaRon Landry of the Indianapolis Colts was suspended for 4 games by the NFL for PED use (1:23 pm)


Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali causes a fumble from New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
Tom Brady Had One Of His Worst Games Ever And Twitter Loved It

By IBTimes AU

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots had one of his worst games in his NFL career and Twitter exploded. (Oct 01)


Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver A.J. Jenkins
NFL MNF Week 4: New England Patriots 14, Kansas City Chiefs 41

By IBTimes AU

Jamaal Charles had 3 touchdowns as the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the New England Patriots, 41-14 on Monday Night Football in the NFL. (Sep 30)

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb
NFL Recap - Week 4: Green Bay Packers 38, Chicago Bears 17 [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

Aaron Rodgers had 302 passing yards and four touchdowns as the Green Bay Packers defeated rivals Chicago Bears, 38-17. (Sep 29)

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler
Green Bay Packers Vs. Chicago Bears Live Streaming Info And Preview

By IBTimes AU

NFL Live Streaming - Green Bay Packers versus the Chicago Bears in Week 4 action of the NFL. (Sep 29)

An Oakland Raiders fan holds a sign for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after the game
Bill Simmons Suspension Starts, Fans On Twitter Demands To Free The Sports Guy

By IBTimes AU

Bill Simmons, editor of Grantland and top sports personality in ESPN, was suspended by his network for 3 weeks. (Sep 26)


Sep 21, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints strong safety Kenny Vaccaro (right) and middle linebacker Curtis Lofton (behind) tackle Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel (16) in the first half at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
NFL News: Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Matt Cassel’s Season Cut Short Due to Foot Injury

By IBTimes AU

Minnesota Vikings rookie Teddy Bridgewater will be thrown to the pits early as he replaces starting quarterback Matt Cassel who is sidelined for the rest of the NFL season due to a foot injury (Sep 25)

Chicago Bears strong safety Ryan Mundy
NFL Monday Night Football Recap: Chicago Bears 27, New York Jets 19

By IBTimes AU

Chicago Bears quarterback completed two touchdown passes to lead the his team struggling with injuries past the New York Jets, 27-19 on the road in a Monday Night Football (MNF) in Week 3 of the 2014 National Football League (NFL) regular season. (Sep 23)


Philadelphia Eagles running back Chris Polk
Brawl-Marred Game in NFL Week 3: Philadelphia Eagles 37, Washington Redskins 34 [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

In Week 3 action, the Eagles, behind the exploits of quarterback Nick Foles and Jeremy Maclin, the Eagles nipped the visiting Redskins, 37-34 for yet another comeback victory-- their third in as many games this season. (Sep 22)


Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) passes the ball during the second half against the against the Indianapolis Colts
Top 5 NFL Career Earners For 2014

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

National Football League (NFL) superstars are among the highest paid players in the world of sports thanks to hefty paychecks and even more lucrative endorsement deals. Here are the top five NFL players who have earned big in their respective football careers. (Sep 19)