Frequently Asked Questions about the NFL and Football
Frequently Asked Questions
When does the NFL season start?
The 2022 NFL season began on Thursday, September 8, 2022.
When is the NFL draft?
The 2023 NFL Draft will begin on Thursday, April 27 and end on Saturday April 29, 2023.
How many games in the NFL season?
There are 17 games in an NFL season.
How many teams are in the NFL?
There are 32 teams in the NFL.
How many NFL players are there?
2,196 different players appeared in an NFL game in 2022.
How many teams make the NFL playoffs?
There are 14 teams in the NFL playoffs each season. From each conference, four division winners and three wild card teams qualify.
How many players are on an NFL team?
Each NFL team has a 53-player active roster. Teams can dress a maximum of 46 players per game. There are 11 players from each team on the field at any given time.
How many coaches does each NFL team have?
The number of coaches on an NFL team can vary. There is a head coach, 6-12 offensive coaches, 6-12 defensive coaches, and 1-4 special teams coaches. Additionally, there are several strength and conditioning coaches and other support staff (in areas such as video and analytics).
Who won MVP in Super Bowl?
Patrick Mahomes, Quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, was the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl LVII.
Who won the Super Bowl?
The Kansas City Chiefs won Super Bowl LVII against the Philadelphia Eagles, 38-35.
Who leads the NFL in sacks?
Nick Bosa of the San Francisco 49ers led the NFL in sacks in 2022 with 18.5.
Who has the best defense in the NFL this year?
The San Francisco 49ers allowed the fewest points (277) in 2022.
Who has the most passing yards in the NFL?
Patrick Mahomes led the NFL in passing yards (5250) in 2022.
Who leads the NFL in interceptions?
C.J. Gardner-Johnson, Minkah Fitzpatrick, Tariq Woolen and Justin Simmons led the NFL in interceptions (6) in 2022.
Who leads the league in passing touchdowns?
Patrick Mahomes led the NFL in passing touchdowns (41) in 2022.
Who leads the NFL in receiving yards?
Justin Jefferson led the NFL in receiving yards (1809) in 2022.
Who leads the league in receiving touchdowns?
Davante Adams led the NFL in receiving touchdowns (14) in 2022.
Who leads the NFL in rushing yards?
Josh Jacobs led the NFL in rushing yards (1653) in 2022.
Who leads the NFL in broken tackles?
Derrick Henry led the NFL in broken tackles (37) in 2022.
Who is the best wide receiver in the NFL?
Justin Jefferson of the Minnesota Vikings led the NFL in Receptions (1128), Receiving Yards (1809), and Receiving Yards per Game (106.4) in 2022.
Who has the most interceptions in NFL history?
Paul Krause has the most interceptions in NFL history (81).
Who has the most touchdowns in NFL history?
Jerry Rice has scored the most touchdowns in NFL history (208). Tom Brady has the most passing touchdowns in NFL history (644).
Who is the best running back of all time?
Emmitt Smith is the all-time leader in rushing yards (18,355) and rushing touchdowns (164).
Who was the best Quarterback of all time?
Tom Brady is the all-time leader in passing yards and passing touchdowns.
How is Quarterback Rating calculated?
The NFL quarterback rating (officially known as Passer Rating) formula ranges on a scale from 0 to 158.3 based on completion percentage, yards per attempt, touchdowns per attempt, and interceptions per attempt. Use our NFL Passer Rating Calculator to calculate.
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