Learn the Game

Learn about the people, the jobs and the technology that deliver the best game possible to NFL fans across the U.S. and around the world. 

The Highlight

NFL Next Gen Stats

The NFL captures real-time data for every player — on every play, anywhere on the field.

Gameday: Behind the Scenes

Putting on the greatest show on turf (or grass), takes hard work and meticulous planning.

Sideline of the Future

The NFL and Microsoft partner to offer a new view of the game.

Gameday: Behind The Scenes

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the seven days leading up to an NFL game and the clockwork precision of the people, tasks and pregame rituals in advance of each week’s contests.

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Technology

Technology — from television to instant replay and tablets on the sideline — has forever changed the NFL. See how the stewards of the game balance tradition with innovation while protecting the game for future generations.

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Impact of Television

No other technology has had the impact on the NFL that television has. TV helped fuel the dramatic rise in the NFL’s popularity, and now weekly games are considered appointment viewing. 

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History of Instant Replay

The NFL has come to embrace instant replay, but its history in professional football is filled with stops and starts; missteps and controversy; and modifications and improvements.

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Creating the NFL Schedule

It takes 136 computers and four NFL executives to create the NFL's 256-game masterpiece.

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