According to the National Football League, the 2014 regular season starts Thursday, Sept. 4. The game is between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks, with the Seahawks hosting. NBC plans to televise the game, and coverage begins at 8:30 p.m. (ET).Know More
The first preseason game of the 2014 season airs Sunday, Aug. 3. The game is between the New York Giants and the Buffalo Bills. The game takes place at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio and is traditionally known as the Hall of Fame game.
The first game of the college football season is scheduled to be held on Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. (ET). The game is between Abilene Christian and Georgia State, with Georgia State hosting.Learn more about American Football
In American football, there are generally four quarters consisting of 15 minutes of game time each, with possible extra overtime quarters. This structure is used in most high school, college and professional leagues.Full Answer >
Professional and college football games last for 60 minutes, divided into two 30-minute halves and four 15-minute quarters. High school football games last for 48 minutes, divided into two 24-minute halves with four 12-minute quarters. There is one halftime break and shorter breaks after the first and third quarters of the game.Full Answer >
To find out the score of your favorite college or professional football team's latest game, visit a sports-related news website such as ESPN or Yahoo Sports. The "Sports" section of your local newspaper is also an excellent source for the previous day's results.Full Answer >
To play fantasy football, join or organize a league, research and draft a team, and follow the team's progress. Fantasy football is a growing phenomenon that lets fans of all ages can come away a winner each week with their own personalized teams.Full Answer >