National Football League

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National Football League

Professional American football league that constitutes one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America add

Category: Football

Founded in 1999.

Countries: United States (87%), (4%), Canada (3%)

Main connections: American football, Ray Lewis, Pro Bowl

Linked to: Forbes, Baltimore Ravens, Telemundo, Brunswick Corporation

 

Timeline


 

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1999

Brendon Ayanbadejo - Ayanbadejo was originally signed by the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League as an undrafted free agent on April 23, 1999

 

Jason Maas - On April 23, 1999, Maas signed with the National Football League's &Baltimore_Ravens during preseason


2000

Dave Campo - Campo served as the head coach for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League from 2000 to 2002, compiling a record of 15 wins and 33 losses

 

Bryan Johnson (American football) - He entered the National Football League as an undrafted free agent in the 2000 when he signed with the Washington Redskins

 

Don Mincher - In 2000, Mincher was named Interim President of the Southern League, where the Stars play, when league president Arnold Fielkow left for an executive position with the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League

 

Scottie Montgomery - Scottie Montgomery entered the National Football League in 2000 as a rookie free agent with the Carolina Panthers


2001

Since 2001, the season has begun the week after Labor Day and concluded the week after Christmas add something

 

Eric Holder - From 2001 until he became Attorney General, Holder worked as an attorney at Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C., representing clients such as Merck and the National Football League

 

Daniel Wilcox - He has played in the National Football League since 2001

 

Albert Johnson (gridiron football) - He signed with the Miami Dolphins in 2001 and later played with the New York Jets and Houston Texans but suffered injuries throughout his National Football League stint

 

Pat Woodcock - He was signed as a free agent by the New York Giants of the National Football League in 2001 and made two appearances on special teams, returning six kickoffs for 113 yards and two punts for 16 yards, but was released in Week 3


2002

The league holds expansion drafts, the most recent happening in 2002 when the Houston Texans began play as an expansion team add something

 

When the NFL expanded to 32 teams in 2002, the league realigned, changing the division structure from three divisions in each conference to four divisions in each conference add something

 

Danny Wuerffel - After graduating from Florida, he played for four National Football League teams, and retired from professional football in 2002

 

Paul McCartney - He participated in the National Football League's Super Bowl, performing "Freedom" during the pre-game show for Super Bowl XXXVI in 2002 and headlining the halftime show at Super Bowl XXXIX in 2005

 

Jason Tucker - He spent three years in the National Football League before joining the Edmonton Eskimos in 2002

 

Josh Ranek - In 2002, he attended the training camp of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League

 

Mike Quinn - In 2002, he was one of the first group of players signed by the National Football League expansion franchise, the Houston Texans

 

Reebok - The company had exclusive rights to manufacture and market both authentic and replica uniform jerseys, sideline apparel and caps, and onfield football footwear of the teams of the National Football League from 2002 to 2012

 

The Home Depot - Company co-founder Blank purchased the Atlanta Falcons franchise of the National Football League in February 2002

 

Randy Lerner - He was the owner of the American football team, the Cleveland Browns, of the National Football League from October 2002 until August 2012, and has been the Chairman of Aston Villa Football Club of the Premier League since 2006


2003

This happened in the 2003 Draft, when the Minnesota Vikings failed to make their selection on time add something

 

Michael Haynes (defensive lineman) - He played five seasons on the National Football League, from 2003 to 2007

 

Jason Armstead - In 2003, Armstead played three pre-season games as a kick returner for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League

 

Ang Christou - There was talk of Christou trying out as a punter for the National Football League in early 2003, a three-man crew from a US club spent two weeks in Melbourne putting him through a series of stringent tests however no signing resulted

 

Jack Kemp - On March 25, 2003, Kemp was selected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of USA Football, a national advocacy group for amateur football created by the National Football League and the NFL Players Association


2004

David Aldridge - Aldridge worked at the "Philadelphia Inquirer" from 2004 to 2008, covering the National Football League and National Basketball Association as a reporter and columnist

 

David Aldridge - Before joining TNT in 2004, Aldridge reported for ESPN for eight years, primarily covering the NBA while occasionally doing National Football League pieces

 

David Garrard - Garrard started for the Jaguars' when Leftwich was injured during Week 9 of the 2004 National Football League season with a sprained left knee

 

Marcus Reese - He last played with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League in 2004

 

Greg Richmond - He played for 3 years in the National Football League as a linebacker signing as an undrafted free agent by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2004

 

Rich Gardner - He played three seasons in the National Football League for the Tennessee Titans from 2004-2005, and the Seattle Seahawks in 2006

 

Andrae Thurman - He was signed by the New York Giants of the National Football League as an undrafted free agent in 2004

 

Drew Brees - He was the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year in 2004, the National Football League Offensive Player of the Year in 2008 & 2011, and the MVP of Super Bowl XLIV

 

T. J. Hollowell - Hollowell entered the National Football League in 2004, signing as an undrafted free agent with the New York Giants

 

Matt Dominguez - In 2004 Dominguez signed with the New York Jets of the National Football League

 

Kenton Keith - In the spring of 2004, he signed with the New York Jets of the National Football League, but never made the team, and returned to the CFL where he was a West Division All-Star in 2006

 

Donovan Morgan (American football) - Morgan spent 2004 to 2006 in the National Football League with the New York Jets, Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs

 

Skip Bertman - When Saban left at the end of the 2004 season to coach the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League, Bertman moved quickly to hire Oklahoma State coach Les Miles

 

Dave Szott - Szott played 14 years in the National Football League for the Kansas City Chiefs, the Washington Redskins, and the New York Jets, before retiring from football in February 2004

 

Andrae Thurman - On May 7, 2004, He was signed by the New York Giants of the National Football League as an undrafted free agent


2005

Kevin Arbet - Arbet played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League in 2005

 

Tom Rouen - He last played for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League in the 2005 season

 

Dennis Haley - He was originally signed by the New York Jets of the National Football League as an undrafted free agent in 2005

 

Jamaica Rector - He was signed by the National Football League's Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2005

 

Mike Ricci - In 2005, Ricci switched his uniform number to 40 in honor of former National Football League player Pat Tillman, who was killed in action while serving for the U.S. Army

 

Zygi Wilf - Wilf and five partners purchased the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League from Red McCombs in 2005 for a reported 600 million

 

Brady Poppinga - Poppinga entered the National Football League on April 24, 2005, when he was selected in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Green Bay, Wisconsin Packers

 

Chris Bush (American football) - After college, Bush was signed by the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League as an undrafted free agent, but was released in August 2005

 

Vontrell Jamison - In early November 2005, he signed with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League


2006

The current Commissioner of the National Football League is Roger Goodell, who was elected in 2006 after Paul Tagliabue, the previous commissioner, retired add something

 

Dusty Dvoracek - Drafted by the Chicago Bears of the National Football League in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft, he played college football at Oklahoma and professionally with the Bears from 2006 to 2009

 

P. J. Daniels - He played for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League in 2006

 

Jared Allen (quarterback) - He played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the National Football League and in NFL Europe for the Amsterdam Admirals in 2006

 

Freddy Keiaho - He was drafted into the National Football League in 2006, being picked up by the Indianapolis Colts in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft

 

Darrell Wright - In 2006, he attended training camp with the Houston Texans of the National Football League and played in NFL Europa for the Cologne Centurions

 

Odell Thurman - Thurman was suspended by the National Football League for the first four games of the 2006 regular season for violating the league's substance abuse policy

 

John Walker (American football) - Walker was signed as a free agent for the National Football League's Houston Texans practice squad in 2006

 

Jon Ryan - In January 2006 he signed a contract with the National Football League's Green Bay Packers

 

Jeb Bush - In May 2006, AP reported that Bush was privately approached to become the next commissioner of the National Football League

 

Collin Ashton - Since Ashton was not drafted in the 2006 NFL Draft he was a free agent pick up by the National Football League San Diego Chargers in May 2006 and released by the San Diego Chargers in June 2006

 

Willie Mason - In June 2006, news speculation surfaced that Mason was considering joining the United States' National Football League , a childhood dream


2007

Asante Samuel - An All-Pro and Pro Bowl selection in 2007 and Pro Bowl selections in 2008, 2009 and 2010, Samuel won two Super Bowl rings with the New England Patriots and has reached the postseason eight of his first nine seasons in the National Football League

 

Paul Rudd - He is a fan of Major League Baseball's Kansas City Royals and National Football League's Kansas City Chiefs, for whom he narrated the 2007 HBO special "Hard Knocks"

 

Zac Taylor - He signed with the National Football League's Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2007

 

Eric Wilbur - He was signed by the Houston Texans of the National Football League as an undrafted free agent in 2007, and has played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL.

 

Jim Tomsula - He is currently the defensive line coach for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League, a position he has held since February 2007

 

Palauni Ma Sun - Ma Sun signed a free agent contract with the National Football League Washington Redskins in May 2007

 

Hawaiian Airlines - In August 2007 the Seattle Seahawks announced that they would be flying on Hawaiian Airlines for the upcoming National Football League seasons

 

Russell Crowe - Crowe is a fan of the National Football League, and on 22 October 2007, appeared in the booth of a Monday Night game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

 

John Hufnagel - Prior to his hiring to the Stampeders on December 3, 2007, he was most recently the offensive coordinator of the New York Giants of the National Football League from 2004 until December 26, 2006


2008

Bill Pascrell - TACT Act), which has received the endorsements of the National Football League, the National Football League Players Association, and the Brain Injury Association of America.

 

Rocky Bernard - On August 30, 2008, the National Football League suspended Bernard for the Seahawks' 2008 season opener for violating the league's personal conduct policy


2009

Todd Haley - Haley recently served as the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League from 2009 to 2011

 

Trace Adkins - In 2009, Adkins appeared in local Kansas City commercials to advertise season tickets and the 50th season of the National Football League's Kansas City Chiefs

 

Ted Sundquist - In early 2009, Sundquist was mentioned in several general manager searches across the National Football League, including the Kanasas City Chiefs who interviewed Sundquist for their open GM position

 

Lew Carpenter - On December 21, 2009, the National Football League Players Association announced that it would collaborate with the CSTE at the Boston University School of Medicine to support the Center's study of repetitive brain trauma in athletes


2010

During the 2010 season, over 500,000 potential schedules were created by computers, 5,000 of which were considered "playable schedules" and were reviewed by the NFL's scheduling team add something

 

Bob Babich (American football coach) - He is currently the linebackers coach for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League , a position he has held since the 2010 season

 

Mike Solari - He is currently the offensive line coach for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League , a position he has held since the 2010 season

 

Hue Jackson - He recently served as the head coach of the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League after previously serving as the team's offensive coordinator in 2010

 

Kurt Warner - On January 29, 2010 Warner officially announced his retirement from the National Football League

 

Casey FitzSimmons - On April 14, 2010 FitzSimmons retired from the National Football League

 

Charles Grant (American football) - Grant signed with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League on October 5, 2010


2011

Mike Greenberg - As of 2011, he co-hosts the 6 PM Eastern Monday SportsCenter editions during the National Football League season, he co-hosts them with Golic

 

Darrell Bevell - He is currently the offensive coordinator for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League , a position he has held since the 2011 season

 

Mike Zordich - He played 12 seasons as a cornerback and safety in the National Football League and served as the safeties coach for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2011 and 2012

 

Kerry Rhodes - On Feb 4th, 2011, the Kentucky Chapter of National Football League Players Association Hall announced their new class of 2011

 

Jeff Saturday - Saturday is a member of the Executive Committee of the National Football League Players' Association, where he was the key negotiator in completing the 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NFL and NFLPA.

 

Keary Colbert - On August 10, 2011, Colbert signed with the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League


2012

Super Bowls account for the 22 most-watched programs in US history, including a record 164,1 million people that watched Super Bowl XLVII, the conclusion to the 2012 season add something

 

The NFL's deal with Westwood One was extended in 2012 and will run through 2017 add something

 

Vince Young - An unrestricted free agent in the National Football League as of the 2012 season, Young was drafted by the Tennessee Titans with the third overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft

 

Greg Schiano - He is currently the head coach of the National Football League's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a position he assumed in January 2012

 

Dirk Koetter - He is currently the offensive coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League , a position he assumed in January 2012

 

Mike Sherman - He is currently the offensive coordinator for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League , a position he assumed in January 2012

 

Zac Taylor - On January 30, 2012, Taylor was named assistant quarterbacks coach for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League

 

Karl Dorrell - He is currently the quarterbacks coach for the Houston Texans of the National Football League , a position he assumed in February 2012

 

P. J. Fleck - He is currently the wide receivers coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League , a position he assumed in February 2012, and the incoming head coach at Western Michigan University

 

Ron Turner (American football) - He is currently the quarterbacks coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League , a position he assumed in March 2012

 

Drew Rosenhaus - On August 7, 2012 it was reported via Yahoo Sports that Drew Rosenhaus and his brother Jason Rosenhaus were accused of breach of contract and fraud by employee Daniel F. Martoe in an arbitration filing with the National Football League Players Association

 

Drew Rosenhaus - On August 16, 2012, Yahoo Sports further detailed the accusations of illegal conduct which violated the rules of the National Football League Players Association by stating Rosenhaus would have his players steered towards a financial advisor at Sun Trust bank in exchange for larger loans with a lower interest rate

 

Chris Palmer (American football) - He, most recently, was the offensive coordinator for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League until he was fired on November 26, 2012


2013

Although no team is based in a foreign country, the Buffalo Bills play one home game each year at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada as part of the Bills Toronto Series and the Jacksonville Jaguars will begin playing one home game a year from 2013-16 at Wembley Stadium in London, England as part of the NFL International Series add something

 

The Seahawks finished first in the NFC West in the 2013 season, and will play the following teams in the 2014 regular season: add something

 

The champions of the most recent season, the 2013 season, are the Seattle Seahawks, who defeated the Denver Broncos by a score of 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII add something

 

This chart displays the application of NFL scheduling formula for the Seattle Seahawks after the 2013 season add something

 

Aaron Kampman - In 2013, He retired from the National Football League in which he played from 2002-2011 and played for two teams

 

Bob Babich (American football coach) - He is currently the defensive coordinator for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League , a position he has held since January 2013

 

Scott Pioli - He was a professional American football executive, most recently as general manager for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League , until his release on January 4, 2013

 

Peyton Manning - On February 2, 2013, Manning was awarded the AP National Football League Comeback Player of the Year Award

 

Tom Zbikowski - On September 10, 2013, Zbikowski was suspended by the National Football League for four games for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy


2014

Super Bowls account for the 22 most-watched programs in US history, including a record 167 million people that watched Super Bowl XLVIII, the conclusion to the 2014 season add something


2015

The NFL announced in March 2015 that it would suspend its blackout policy for at least the 2015 season add something

 

On March 23, 2015, "The Wall Street Journal" reported that the NFL would distribute the 2015 International Series game from Wembley Stadium in London between the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars exclusively via Internet streaming, except for over-the-air broadcasts in the Buffalo and Jacksonville local markets add something

 

The NFL, as a one-time experiment, distributed the October 23, 2015 International Series game from Wembley Stadium in London between the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars exclusively via Internet streaming, except for over-the-air broadcasts in the Buffalo and Jacksonville local markets add something

 

The NFL, as a one-time experiment, distributed the October 25, 2015 International Series game from Wembley Stadium in London between the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars add something


2016

Thus, in 2016, the Broncos will play two games against each of its division rivals , one game against each team in the AFC South and NFC South , and one game each against the first-place finishers in the AFC East and AFC North add something


2017

Thus, in 2017, the Patriots will play two games against each of its division rivals , one game against each team in the AFC West and NFC South , and one game each against the first-place finishers in the AFC North and AFC South add something


2018

Thus, in 2018, the Eagles will play two games against each of its division rivals , one game against each team in the NFC South and AFC South , and one game each against the first-place finishers in the NFC North and NFC West add something


2019

Thus, in 2019, the Patriots will play two games against each of its division rivals , one game against each team in the AFC North and NFC East , and one game each against the first-place finishers in the AFC South and AFC West add something