Football Ops

Football Ops

Protecting the integrity of the greatest game.

NFL Ops: Honoring the Game

It's our responsibility to strengthen the sport.

League Governance

Ensuring a consistent and fair game that is decided on the field, by the players.

NFL Rules Enforcement

Ensuring that players conduct themselves in a way that honors the sport and respects the game.

NFL Way to Play

Knees Bent. Pads Down. Head Up and Out.

The NFL and HBCUs

The NFL is proud of the HBCU professional football legacy.

Economic & Social Impact

Honoring the league’s commitment to serve the communities where the game is played.

The NFL Ops Team

Meet the people behind NFL Operations.

The Game

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. 

Game Day: Behind the Scenes

Countdown to kickoff: how NFL games happen.

Technology

In the NFL, balancing technology with tradition.

Impact of Television

How television has changed the game.

History of Instant Replay

Upon further review…

Creating the NFL Schedule

It takes hundreds of computers and five NFL executives to create the NFL’s 256-game masterpiece.

Big Data Bowl

The annual analytics contest explores statistical innovations in football — how the game is played and coached.

Youth Football

Promoting the values of football.

The Players

The Players

Learn how NFL players have changed over time, how they’re developed and drafted and how the league works with them after their playing days are over.  

Evolution of the NFL Player

Creating an NFL player: from “everyman” to “superman.”

Development Pipeline

Supporting the next generation of players and fans.

Getting Into the Game

Preparing players of all ages for success at football’s highest level.

The NFL Draft

Introducing the next wave of NFL superstars. 

NFL Player Engagement

A look at the programs and services NFL Player Engagement provides to assist every player before, during and after his football career.

College All Star Games

Strengthening football and the community.

NFL Legends Community

Strengthening the NFL brotherhood.

The Officials

The Officials

Discover the evolution of professional officiating, the weekly evaluation process and how the NFL identifies and develops the next generation of officials.

In Focus: History of the Official

“One thing hasn’t changed: the pressure. It will always be there.”

Inside NFL GameDay Central

The latest information from the NFL's officiating center.

These Officials Are Really Good

Every week, officials take the field ready to put months of preparation, training and hard work on display, knowing that the whole world — and the Officiating Department — is watching.

Officiating Development

Officiating an NFL game takes years of training and experience. 

The Rules

The Rules

NFL Football Operations protects the integrity of the game by ensuring that the rules and the officiating are consistent and fair to all competitors.

In Focus: Evolution of the NFL Rules

The custodians of football not only have protected its integrity, but have also revised its playing rules to protect the players, and to make the games fairer and more entertaining.

NFL Video Rulebook

The NFL Video Rulebook explains NFL rules with video examples.

2019 NFL Rulebook

Explore the official rules of the game. 6.2.5

2019 Rules Changes and Points of Emphasis

NFL Overtime Rules

NFL Tiebreaking Procedures

The NFL's procedures for breaking ties for postseason playoffs.

Signals Intelligence

The NFL's familiar hand signals help fans better understand the game.   

NFL Rules Digest

A quick reference guide to the NFL rulebook.

Football 101

Football 101

Terms Glossary

Sharpen your NFL football knowledge with this glossary of the game's fundamental terms. 

Formations 101

See where the players line up in pro football's most common offensive and defensive formations.

Quick Guide to NFL TV Graphics

Understand what the graphics on NFL television broadcasts mean and how they can help you get the most out of watching NFL games.

NFL Instant Replay Process

The NFL’s instant replay review process focuses on expediting instant replay reviews and ensuring consistency. Learn how it works.

Stats Central

Stats Central

Go inside the game with the NFL's official game stats. Sort the stats by season or by week.

The Extra Point

Welcome to the Extra Point, where members of the NFL's football data and analytics team will share updates on league-wide trends in football data, interesting visualizations that showcase innovative ways to use the league's data, and provide an inside look at how the NFL uses data-driven insight to improve and monitor player and team performance.

Chart The Data

Chart and compare the NFL Football Operations stats you're looking for with the NFL's data tool. 

Weekly Dashboard

Get a snapshot of the current NFL game stats, updated weekly during the regular season.

NFL Play Football Summer Season

This summer, thousands of youth and high school students across the country will take the field to participate in youth football summer camps hosted by current players, NFL Legends, coaches, clubs and partners as part of the Play Football Summer Season.

The Play Football Summer Season is an NFL Youth Football initiative highlighting summer football in communities across the country. The camps and activities promise a fun environment to teach young athletes proper playing technique at all skill levels and emphasize the values learned from playing football. Check back here for more information throughout the summer.

DATE CAMP DETAILS
MAY
May 21 Falcons Youth Football Camps Information
May 29 Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation Youth Football Camp  Information
May 31-June 2 Spencer Ware Football Camp Information 
JUNE
June 1 Justin Evans Youth Football Camp (sold out) Information
June 1 Joe Thomas Jr. Youth Football Camp  
June 1 Rashard "Hollywood" Higgins Make 'Em Believe Football Camp  
June 1 Golden Tate Football Camp  
June 1 Kenny Young Youth Camp Information
June 1 The AWAREness Youth Camp  
June 1 Nigel Bradham Football Camp Information
June 1 Third Annual Ty Nsekhe Football Skills Camp  Information
June 1 Derwin James Free Football Camp Information
June 1 DRC Free Football Camp 
June 1 Tony Lippett Football Camp Information
June 1 Isaiah Crowell Football Camp Information
June 1 Kenny Young Football Camp Information
June 1 Demetric Evans Football Camp  
June 1 Rakim Cox Football Camp  
June 1 Antwan Applewhite Football Camp  
June 1 10/90 Brandon Washington Life Skills Football and Cheer Camp  
June 1-2 Baker Mayfield Youth Football ProCamp Information
June 1-3 Ravens 7-on-7 Football Tournament Information
June 3-5 Kids & Pros Free Football Camp  Information
June Terrance Mitchell Football Camp
June Cam Newton Foundation Information
June Wendell Smallwood Football Camp Information
June 5 Chiefs Legends Community Youth Football Camp Information
June 6-7 Ed Reed Football Camp: NOLA Academy Information
June 7-8 Jabaal Sheard and Thurston Armbrister Football Camp Information
June 7 Jones Mission Camp’s Friday Night Lights Free Youth Football Camp Information
June 7 Jameis Winston ProCamp Information
June 8 Justin Pugh Youth Summer Camp Information
June 8 Michael Crabtree Youth Football Camp Information
June 8 Kenny Young Football Camp Information
June 8 Isaiah Crowell Football Camp Information
June 8 John Miller Football Camp Information
June 8 Luis Zendejas Youth Football Skills Camp  Information
June 8 Cruz Cares Football Camp 
June 8 Everman Bulldogs Football Clinic 
June 8 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic  Information
June 8 Lomas Brown Jr. Enhancement Big Man Camp 
June 8 George Wilson Safety Foundation Sports Fest 
June 8 Milton Wynn's Elite Football Camp 
June 8-9 Mike Zimmer Football Camp Information
June 9 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic  Information
June 10 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic  Information
June 13 Kyle Lauletta Football Camp Information
June 13 Legends All Pro Football Camp 
June 13 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic  Information
June 14 Brian Poole Football Camp (sold out) Information
June 14 Jarrod Bunch Annual Free Football Camp Information
June 14 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic  Information
June 14 Fit Kids Camp 
June 14-15 Jarvis Landry Youth Sports Camp Information
June 15 Shane Ray Free Football Camp  
June 15 Brendan Langley Free Football Camp Information
June 15 Rashaan Evans Football Camp Information
June 15 Bayou All-Star Football Camp 
June 15 Ibraheim Campbell's GAMEDAY Youth Football Camp  Information
June 15 Hold the Line Football Camp  Information
June 15 The Blair Brown Youth Football Camp 
June 15 HaHa Clinton-Dix Football Camp 
June 15 Corey Davis Football Camp
June 15 Antonio Hamilton Football Camp
June 15 Sixth Annual Stewart Standouts Youth Football and Cheer Camp Information
June 15 Marcus Robertson Youth Camp
June 15 All-Star Football and Cheer Camp 
June 16 MADLINEMAN Free Youth Football Camp  Information
June 16 Kyle Emanuel camp
June 17 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic 
June 18 Tri Cities Youth Free Non-Contact Camp 
June 19 Brice Butler camp Information
June 19 Charcandrick West "No Dream is Too Big" Youth Football Camp  Information
June 20 Felix Jones 2019 Summer Camp 
June 21 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic 
June 16 O.J. Howard Football Camp Information
June 17 Bruce Kozerski Football Camp
June 18-20 Hunter Henry Football Camp Information
June 20 Logan Ryan — Third Annual Thursday Night Lights Information
June 20 Jameis Winston Youth Football ProCamp 
June 20-21 Von Miller ProCamp Information
June 21 Malcolm Brown Football Camp 
June 21 The Travis Jones Football Fundamentals Camp  Information
June 21 Derek Barnett & Kyle Philip's Free Football Camp Information
June 21 Jackson in Action 83 Foundation Youth in Action Camp 
June 21-22 The Jeremy Lincoln Pro Football Camp  Information
June 21-22 Malcolm Jenkins Next Generation Youth Football & Cheer Camp Information
June 22 Jalen Richard Youth Camp
June 22 Jurrell Casey Football Camp Information
June 22 James Burgess Football Camp Information
June 22 Davon Godchaux Football Camp Information
June 22 Antonio Hamilton Football Camp Information
June 22 Dwayne Allen Football Camp Information
June 22 Albert Wilson Youth Skills Camp Information
June 22 Marcus Williams Youth Football Camp Information
June 22 517 Football Camp  Information
June 22 Aaron Colvin's Football Camp  Information
June 22 Student of the Game: Cody Davis Youth Football Camp  Information
June 22 Tommy Bohanon Youth Football Camp 
June 22 Will Gholston Youth Football Camp  Information
June 22 Marcus Williams Football Camp  Information
June 22 Underdog Academy  Information
June 22 The Tyler Kroft Skills Camp 
June 22 Leonard Fournette Youth Football Camp 
June 22 Kenny Ladler Football Camp
June 22 Markus Golden Football Camp
June 22 Chad Slade Football Camp Information
June 22 B.J. Hill Football Camp Information
June 22 Alec Ogletree Football Camp Information
June 22 Free camp at Rose Bowl
June 22 The Darius Turner Football Academy 
June 22 10th Annual Camp and Combine 
June 22 The Moran Norris Sports and Agility Camp  Information
June 23 NoXspence Youth Football and Cheer Camp  Information
June 15 Orleans Darkwa Football Camp  Information
June 22-23 Tony Jefferson Football Weekend Information
June 22-23 Ed Reed Football Camp: Baltimore Academy Information
June 23 AFL Summer Life Skills Camp  Information
June 24 Richard Glover All Access to Life Football Camp Information
June 22 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic  Information
June 23 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic  Information
June 24-27 Johnson-Toney Football Camp  Information
June 25 LeVar Woods Football Academy 
June 25 Jerry Rice Football Camp 
June 25-26 Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation Youth Football Camp 
June 25-27 Camp Mike T
June and July 2019 Falcons SummerCamps Information
June 26 SBYS Football Speed Camp 
June 27 Thursday Night Lights
June 28 Alex Tanney Football Camp Information
June 28 CJ Mosley Skills Camp
June 28 Kwon Alexander Football Camp Information
June 28 Friday Night Lights  
June 7 D Ward Football Camp Information
June 29 Nigel Bradham Football Camp Information
June 29 James Jones Football Camp Information
June 29 Isaac Bruce Football Camp Information
June 29 Eric and Mychal Kendricks Camp Information
June 29 LEVEL Sports and STEM Camp Information
June 29 Frostee Rucker free football camp Information
June 29 Desmond King Football Camp Information
June 29 Sean Davis Football Camp Information
June 29 Jimmy Smith Football Camp  
June 29 Mike and Maurkice Pouncey Football Camp Information
June 29 Nate Solder Football Camp
June 29 B.J. Goodson Football Camp
June 29 Joel Heath Youth Football Camp 
June 29 Strap 4 It!  Information
June 29 Gehrig Dieter Youth Football Camp  Information
June 29 Mike Evans Youth Football Camp 
June 29 Marcus Williams Leadership Camp  Information
June 29 The 6th Annual Chris Baker Youth Football Camp   
June 29 C.J. Goodwin Football Camp Information
June 29 AEYL 3rd Annual Youth Football Camp 2019   
June 29 1st Downs 4 life Football & Cheerleading Camp   
June 29-30 MEFIYI Football-Track & Field Camp   
June 30 Emmanuel Sanders ProCamp Information
June 30 Jaylon Smith camp
JULY
July  Rashard Higgins Camp  Information
July  Ken Crawley Camp and Non-profit   
July 11 Ed Solomon Green Machine Football Camp   
July 11 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic   
July 12 Eric Ebron and Keenan Allen Youth Football Camp Information
July 12 23rd Annual Hampton Roads All-Star Football Camp  Information
July 12 All-Star Football camp hosted by Tim Dwight and Tavian Banks Information
July 12 Brian Sampson Memorial Youth Football Camp  Information
July 12 Ernie Sims Youth Football & Cheer Camp   
July 12 MMHS - Ray Rowe Camp   
July 12-13 Cecil Martin Youth Football Camp  Information
July 12-14 OL Masterminds Summit  
July 13 Devin Funchess - Funch Bunch Foundation Football Camp  
July 13 Kyle Lauletta Blue & Gold Camp   
July 13 Team Graham Camp   
July 13 Rosie Nix Youth Football Camp  Information
July 13 Calvin Ridley Football Camp  
July 13 Deon Bush Football Camp  Information
July 13 De'Vondre Campbell Football Camp Information
July 13 Jonathan Cyprien Football Camp  
July 13 Delanie Walker Free Football Camp  Information
July 13 EJ Biggers Football Camp   
July 13 N.E.A.L. Football Camp   
July 13 Antoine Harris Football Skills Camp   
July 13 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic   
July 15 Joe Cribbs Football Camp   
July 15-17 Joe Pro Football Camp   
July 15-18 Browns Preseason Skills Clinic Information
July 16-19 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic   
July 19 Jarvis Landry Sports Challenge   
July 19 All-Star Football camp hosted by Tim Dwight and Tavian Banks Information
July 20 Rashaan Melvin Football Camp  Information
July 20 Johnathan Cyprien Free Football Camp   
July 20 Trey Johnson Football Camp   
July 20 T2 Youth Football Camp   
July 20 2019 No Limit Hurricanes & Quadree Henderson Rising Stars FREE Football Camp   
July 20 Artavis Scott DaGreat Football Camp  
July 22 Odell Beckham Jr. Football ProCamp Information
July 29 Joe Bock Football Camp   
July 13 N.E.A.L. Football Camp   
July 13 Antoine Harris Football Skills Camp   
July 13 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic   
July 15 Joe Cribbs Football Camp  
July 15-17 Joe Pro Football Camp 
July 15-18 Browns Preseason Skills Clinic Information
July 16-19 Kids & Pros Free Football Clinic 
July 20 Rashaan Melvin Football Camp  
July 20 Johnathan Cyprien free football camp  
July 20 Trey Johnson Football Camp  
July 20 Julian Edelman ProCamp Information
July 20 T2 Youth Football Camp 
July 20 2019 No Limit Hurricanes & Quadree Henderson Rising Stars FREE Football Camp 
July 20 Artavis Scott DaGreat Football Camp
July 29 Joe Bock Football Camp  
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