Entering the 2014 season, the New England Patriots' Bill Belichick is the longest-serving NFL coach. The longest-serving NCAA Division I college coach is Frank Beamer of Virginia Tech.Know More
The 2014 season marks Belichick's 15th season with the club, during which he has accumulated a .730 winning percentage and three Super Bowls victories.
Beamer has served as head coach of the Hokies since the 1987 season. He is the active leader among Division I coaches in victories and has guided the school to 22 consecutive bowl games.
The longest-tenured head coaches in NFL and NCAA Division I history are the Chicago Bears' George Halas and Penn State's Joe Paterno, who served as head coaches for 40 and 46 seasons, respectively.Learn more about American Football
Introduced for the 2014 season, several National Football League players wear CarbonTek shoulder pads, which are manufactured by Russell Athletic. The CarbonTek shoulder pads are the first foray by the apparel company into protection equipment. Another top supplier of shoulder pads to NFL players is Riddell.Full Answer >
Ahead of the 2014 season, the National Football League made the decision to raise the full height of NFL goal posts from the traditional 30 feet to 35 feet. The height requirement was raised to make it easier for referees to determine whether a kick has gone through the uprights.Full Answer >
Super Bowl-winning teams include the Pittsburgh Steelers, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys. As of 2015, the Steelers lead the National Football League in Super Bowl victories with six, while the 49ers and Cowboys both sit in second place with five victories each.Full Answer >
The New England Patriots have won four Super Bowl games. They played in Super Bowls XX, XXXI, XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLII and XLVI. They won Super Bowl XXXVI in 2002, Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004, Super Bowl XXXIX in 2005 and Super Bowl XLIX in 2015.Full Answer >