Inside Football Ops

Protecting the integrity of the greatest game.

The Highlight

Honoring the Game

Balancing tradition and innovation to ensure that football remains the greatest game.

Fine Schedule & Appeal Process

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.

League Governance

Good governance is an essential component for producing a fair, safe and entertaining game.

NFL Ops: Honoring the Game

Balancing tradition and innovation to ensure that football remains the greatest game.

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League Governance

See how the NFL pays meticulous attention to every detail that goes into putting on a professional football game to make sure that games are fair, safe and entertaining.

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League Enforcement

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.

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NFL Way to Play

The NFL Way to Play shows the league’s commitment to promoting proper playing technique across all levels of football.

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The NFL and HBCUs

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.

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