Thursday, February 8, 2007

NFL - National Football League

The National Football League (NFL) is the Biggest professional American football league, consisting of 32 teams from American cities and regions. The league's teams are divided into two conferences: the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). Each conference is then further divided into 4 divisions containing of 4 teams each, labeled North, East, West and South. During the league's regular session, each team plays 16 games over a 17 week period, generally from September to December.

At the end of each regular session, 6 teams from each conference play in the NFL playoffs, a 12 team single-elimination tournament that culminates with the NFL championship, the Super Bowl. This game is organized at a pre-selected place which is generally a city that hosts an NFL team. After One week , selected all-top players from both the NFC and AFC meet in the Pro Bowl, presently held in Honolulu, Hawaii. The NFL was formed in year 1920 as the American Professional Football Association. later in 1922 it adopted the name National Football League. The NFL is one of the renowned professional sports leagues of North America.

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