A ruling by the NFL determines that football goal posts that were previously 30 feet in height should amend to the height of 35 feet. The NFL passed this proposal from the New England Patriots in March of 2014.Know More
The goal posts should be bright gold in color. They should be the single-standard type. The goal posts should offset from the end line. In width, they should be 18 feet and 6 inches apart.
The football field should be 160 feet wide and 360 feet in length. The end zones should be a depth of 30 feet. The try-for-point play line should be 6 feet inside the goal line.Learn More
As of 2014, there has only been one NFL team to finish a season 0-16. That team was the 2008 Detroit Lions. Before the Lions, the last NFL team without a win was the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, although that was before the schedule expanded to 16 games.Full Answer >
The numbers on the jerseys of the NFL referees serve to identify each individual member just as with the players' jerseys. Officials also have letter identifications on the backs of their shirts that signify their position within the crew.Full Answer >
A panel headed by the NFL's director of entertainment and TV programming teams up with the league's production company and the show's producer and director to select the performers of the Super Bowl's halftime show. Once an artist is selected, the team consults with the network broadcaster and the game's sponsors to determine complete halftime festivities.Full Answer >
According to the official New Orleans Saints website, the team has two costumed mascots: Gumbo and Sir Saint. Gumbo is a St. Bernard named after the famous New Orleans dish. Sir Saint has a large foam head and exaggerated chin.Full Answer >