Protecting the integrity of the greatest game.
It's our responsibility to strengthen the sport.
Ensuring a consistent and fair game that is decided on the field, by the players.
Ensuring that players conduct themselves in a way that honors the sport and respects the game.
Knees Bent. Pads Down. Head Up.
The NFL is proud of the HBCU professional football legacy.
Honoring the league’s commitment to serve the communities where the game is played.
Meet the people behind NFL Operations.
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.
Countdown to kickoff: how NFL games happen.
In the NFL, balancing technology with tradition.
How television has changed the game.
Upon further review…
It takes hundreds of computers and four NFL executives to create the NFL’s 256-game masterpiece.
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.
Creating an NFL player: from “everyman” to “superman.”
Supporting the next generation of players and fans.
Preparing players of all ages for success at football’s highest level.
Introducing the next wave of NFL superstars.
A look at the programs and services NFL Player Engagement provides to assist every player before, during and after his football career.
Celebrating, educating, embracing and connecting all former NFL players with each other, their former teams and the league.
Strengthening football and the community.
Discover the evolution of professional officiating, the weekly evaluation process and how the NFL identifies and develops the next generation of officials.
“One thing hasn’t changed: the pressure. It will always be there.”
The latest information from the NFL's officiating command center.
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 an NFL game takes years of training and experience.
NFL Football Operations protects the integrity of the game by ensuring that the rules and the officiating are consistent and fair to all competitors.
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.
The NFL Video Rulebook explains NFL rules with video examples.
Explore the official rules of the game.
The NFL's procedures for breaking ties for postseason playoffs.
The NFL's familiar hand signals help fans better understand the game.
Sharpen your NFL football knowledge with this glossary of the game's fundamental terms.
See where the players line up in pro football's most common offensive and defensive formations.
Understand what the graphics on NFL television broadcasts mean and how they can help you get the most out of watching NFL games.
The NFL’s instant replay review process focuses on expediting instant replay reviews and ensuring consistency. Learn how it works.
Go inside the game with the NFL's official game stats. Sort the stats by season or by week.
Chart and compare the NFL Football Operations stats you're looking for with the NFL's data tool.
Get a snapshot of the current NFL game stats, updated weekly during the regular season.
The 2017 NFL Draft begins in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 27. Here is the official round-by-round order for the 2017 NFL Draft.
Learn about the history of the NFL Draft.
This list includes updates as a result of trades and the 32 compensatory picks awarded to 16 teams.
The Philadelphia Eagles won a coin toss with the Indianapolis Colts at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine for the right to pick 14th overall in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Learn about the rules of the NFL Draft, including how this order is determined, who gets compensatory picks and more.
|5||5||Tennessee (from Los Angeles Rams)|
|6||6||New York Jets|
|7||7||Los Angeles Chargers|
|12||12||Cleveland (from Philadelphia)|
|14||14||Philadelphia (from Minnesota)|
|23||23||New York Giants|
|32||32||New Orleans (from New England)|
|5||37||Los Angeles Rams|
|6||38||Los Angeles Chargers|
|7||39||New York Jets|
|20||52||Cleveland (from Tennessee)|
|23||55||New York Giants|
|32||64||Carolina (from New England)|
|5||69||Los Angeles Rams|
|6||70||New York Jets|
|7||71||Los Angeles Chargers|
|8||72||New England (fromCarolina)|
|22||86||Minnesota (from Miami)|
|23||87||New York Giants|
|33||97||Miami (Compensatory Selection)|
|34||98||Carolina (Compensatory Selection)|
|35||99||Baltimore (Compensatory Selection)|
|36||100||Tennessee (from Los Angeles Rams Compensatory Selection)|
|37||101||Denver (Compensatory Selection)|
|38||102||Seattle (Compensatory Selection)|
|39||103||New Orleans (from Cleveland through New England Compensatory Selection)|
|40||104||Kansas City (Compensatory Selection)|
|41||105||Pittsburgh (Compensatory Selection)|
|42||106||Seattle (Compensatory Selection)|
|43||107||New York Jets (Compensatory Selection)|
|5||112||Los Angeles Rams|
|6||113||Los Angeles Chargers|
|7||114||Washington (from New York Jets)|
|10||117||Chicago (from Buffalo)|
|11||Choice Forfeited – New England from New Orleans|
|22||128||Minnesota (from Miami)|
|25||131||New England (from Seattle)|
|32||138||Cincinnati (Compensatory Selection)|
|33||139||Philadelphia (from Cleveland Compensatory Selection)|
|34||140||New York Giants|
|35||141||Los Angeles Rams (Compensatory Selection)|
|36||142||Houston (from Cleveland Compensatory Selection)|
|37||143||San Francisco (Compensatory Selection)|
|38||144||Indianapolis (Compensatory Selection)|
|5||149||Los Angeles Rams|
|6||150||New York Jets|
|7||151||Los Angeles Chargers|
|10||154||Washington (from New Orleans)|
|17||161||San Francisco (from Washington)|
|19||163||New England (from Denver)|
|23||167||New York Giants|
|26||Seattle – Choice Forfeited|
|28||171||Buffalo (from Dallas)|
|32||175||Cleveland (from New England)|
|33||176||Cincinnati (Compensatory Selection)|
|34||177||Denver (Compensatory Selection)|
|35||178||Miami (Compensatory Selection)|
|36||179||Arizona (Compensatory Selection)|
|37||180||Kansas City (Compensatory Selection)|
|38||181||Cleveland (Compensatory Selection)|
|39||182||Green Bay (Compensatory Selection)|
|40||183||New England (Compensatory Selection)|
|41||184||Miami (Compensatory Selection)|
|2||186||Baltimore (from San Francisco)|
|4||188||Cleveland (from Chicago through Houston)|
|5||189||Los Angeles Rams|
|6||190||Los Angeles Chargers|
|7||191||New York Jets|
|14||198||San Francisco (from Baltimore)|
|16||200||New England (from Indianapolis)|
|18||202||San Francisco (from Denver)|
|19||203||Denver (from Tennessee)|
|22||206||Los Angeles Rams (from Miami)|
|23||207||New York Giants|
|25||209||Washington (from Houston)|
|27||Choice Forfeited – Kansas City|
|31||214||Tennessee (from Atlanta)|
|32||215||Detroit (from New England)|
|33||216||Kansas City (Compensatory Selection)|
|34||217||Cincinnati (Compensatory Selection)|
|35||218||Kansas City (Compensatory Selection)|
|1||219||San Francisco (from Cleveland)|
|2||220||Washington (from San Francisco)|
|5||223||Miami (from Los Angeles Rams)|
|6||224||New York Jets|
|7||225||Los Angeles Chargers|
|8||226||Seattle (from Carolina)|
|10||228||Dallas (from Buffalo)|
|15||233||Carolina (from Indianapolis through Cleveland)|
|16||234||Los Angeles Rams (from Baltimore)|
|21||239||New England (from Detroit)|
|23||241||New York Giants|
|26||244||Oakland (from Seattle)|
|32||250||Detroit (from New England)|
|33||251||Cincinnati (Compensatory Selection)|
|34||252||Denver (Compensatory Selection)|
|35||253||Denver (Compensatory Selection)|