Wednesday, October 28, 2009


The National Football League

The NFL is an American football league. In the U.S.A. it is really popular. Usually people in the U.S.A. watch a football game every Sunday or Monday night.


There are 32 teams in the NFL. All the teams are in the U.S.A. Lots of the teams are in big cities, like New York, New Orleans, Chicago, and Seattle. There are nicknames for each team. For example, the nickname for New Orleans is the Saints.

The Game

Football is played on a field a 100 yards long. 22 players play on the field at once, 11 players on offense and 11 players on defense. The game is played for 15 minutes per quarter. There are 4 quarters.

Deciding the Winner

In the regular season teams play 16 games each. The best 12 teams play in the playoffs. The best two teams in the playoffs play each other in the Super Bowl. The winner is the NFL champion.

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