Protecting the integrity of the greatest game.
Balancing tradition and innovation to ensure that football remains the greatest game.
The NFL and the NFL Players Association collectively bargain an on-field code of conduct for all teams, players and staff members. The result: a well-defined schedule of infractions and fines.
Good governance is an essential component for producing a fair, safe and entertaining game.
On-field action in the NFL is governed not only by the rules of play, but also by a code of conduct, established by the league and the NFL Players Association, that specifies the behavior that will not be tolerated and the minimum punishments for each transgression.Learn More
The NFL is proud of the legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HCBU) on professional football. Throughout the league's history, athletes from HBCUs have exemplified a standard of excellence on and off the field.Learn More