The benchmark of highest level of professionalism in football is denoted by National Football League or the NFL. Initially formed in the 1920s with a group of eleven teams, it was then known as American Professional Football Association. Later in 1922, it was renamed as National Football League. Currently NFL consists of 32 teams that are divided into two conferences, the NFC or the National Football Conference and the AFC or the American Football Conference.
The NFL season begins with a 17 week schedule and there are a total of 16 games played amongst the teams with one bye week. The games kick off in September and continue till late December. Each season ends with 6 teams from each of the conferences playing the Playoffs. This is called the Super Bowl and is regarded very highly. Most NFL online betting happens than. Viewer-ship and attendance to all NFL games is always high with nearly 67000 fans attending at the stadium and with an equal or more number viewing it on their TV or online. NFL also holds training camps in July – August where aspiring football fans can try their luck. Players registered and playing in any of the NFL team are considered elite. The remunerations that these players are sometimes mind boggling.