List of NFL Football Teams in the National Football League

List of NFL Football Teams in the National Football League

Overview of the National Football League

The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league in the world. From a legal entity perspective, the National Football League (NFL) is an unincorporated, non-profit organization 501(c)(6) association controlled by its members. The National Football League (NFL) was initially formed by eleven teams in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association.  The league later changed the name to the National Football League in 1922.  The NFL currently consists of thirty-two teams from the United States.  The league is divided into two conferences – the American Football Conference (AFC) and National Football Conference (NFC), and each conference has four divisions that have 4 teams each.

The regular season is a seventeen-week schedule during which each team has one bye week and plays sixteen games. This schedule includes six games against a team’s divisional rivals, as well as several inter-division and inter-conference games. The season currently starts on the Thursday night in the first full week of September (the Thursday after Labor Day) and runs weekly to late December or early January.

List of NFL Teams

Following is a list of professional football teams in the National Football League (NFL) along with links to the team’s website.

American Football Conference (AFC) Football Teams

The American Football Conference (AFC) is one of the two conferences of the National Football League. The other is the National Football Conference (NFC). This conference, along with the NFC, contains a total of 16 teams. These two conferences make up the 32 teams of the NFL. Following is a list of Teams in the American Football Conference:

List of teams in the AFC East Conference
Buffalo Bills
Miami Dolphins
New England Patriots
New York Jets

List of teams in the AFC North Conference
Baltimore Ravens
Cincinnati Bengals
Cleveland Browns
Pittsburgh Steelers

List of teams in the AFC South Conference
Houston Texans
Indianapolis Colts
Jacksonville Jaguars
Tennessee Titans

List of teams in the AFC West Conference
Denver Broncos
Kansas City Chiefs
Oakland Raiders
San Diego Chargers

National Football Conference (NFC) Football Teams

The National Football Conference is one of the two conferences of the National Football League (NFL). The conference was created after the league merged with the American Football League (AFL) in 1970. Originally, the NFC had a total of 13 teams that year, all of which played in the NFL before the merger. Meanwhile, all of the former AFL teams along with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Baltimore Colts formed the American Football Conference (AFC). Following is a list of Teams in the National Football Conference (NFC):

List of teams in the NFC East Conference
Dallas Cowboys
New York Giants
Philadelphia Eagles
Washington Redskins

List of teams in the NFC North Conference
Chicago Bears
Detroit Lions
Green Bay Packers
Minnesota Vikings

List of teams in the NFC South Conference
Atlanta Falcons
Carolina Panthers
New Orleans Saints
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

List of teams in the NFC West Conference
Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks
St. Louis Rams

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