Per the NFL rule book, the goal posts must be 18 feet 6 inches apart and extend vertically at least 30 feet above the cross bar. The top face of the cross bar must be exactly 10 feet above ground. The goal posts must be ... More »

The size of football goal posts varies with the level of football. While the height of the crossbar is fairly universal, the width between the two posts and the height of the posts above the cross bar are what differ. More »

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. More »

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 referee... More »

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. More »

The NFL's field of play is 100 yards long and 53 1/3 yards wide, as of 2015. It is flanked by end zones 10 yards deep. The entire field is surrounded by a 6-foot border. More »

NFL players are big in terms of both height and weight, with the average player height running 6 feet 4 inches. Players can be as tall as 6 feet 8 inches and as short as 6 feet. It's unlikely for an NFL player to weigh l... More »