The NFL Network is owned by the National Football League. The network launched in 2003 and covers both the season and off-season of the NFL 24 hours a day, seven days a week.Continue Reading
The launch of the network was in response to the appetite for professional football in the United States and due to the high broadcasting fees from other networks that threatened to hurt the revenues of the league. The NFL Network's CEO is Steve Bornstein, who used to work for ESPN.
In addition to weekly programming, the network broadcasts one football game a week on Thursday nights during the season. In 2014, the network broadcast these games in conjunction with CBS.Learn more about American Football
As of the end of the 2013 football season, Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos is the oldest quarterback in the National Football League. He played in the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, 2014 at age 37, less than two months shy of his 38th birthday.Full Answer >
The average number of black players in the National Football League as of 2014 is approximately 67 percent. There are representations of almost every race in the NFL, but African-American's make up the largest percentage.Full Answer >
The Chicago Bears and the Arizona Cardinals are tied for the oldest teams in the National Football League, although both have experienced name changes. As of 2014, they are the only founding teams left in the league.Full Answer >
For the 2014-2015 season, the minimum salary in the National Football League is $420,000 for a rookie. Salaries of NFL players can vary considerably. Highly valued players may earn in excess of one million dollars per year, and a few players even earn more than $10 million per year.Full Answer >