In 2011, players in the NFL earned an average salary of $1.9 million, according to Yahoo! Sports. However, professional football players' salaries vary widely depending on the position they play. More »

While salary information is largely based on the caliber of the player and market of the arena football team, an arena football player earns an average of $80,000 per year as of 2009. This is taking into account players ... More »

According to the Orlando Sentinel, arena football players made $400 per game in 2011. Each team is allowed to designate up to four marketing players who earn $1,000 per game. More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries

Ranking the greatest football player is often debated amongst experts, sports writers and fans, but the NFL ranks Jerry Rice, Jim Brown, Lawrence Taylor, Joe Montana and Walter Payton as some of the best players of all t... More »

Many football fields in the NFL are oriented north to south so that players will not be hindered by sunlight, but there is not a rule that makes the fields run north to south. There are a few stadiums, such as the ATT st... More »

Since 1949, plastic helmets have been the standard in the NFL. They were previously banned due to a lack of access to plastics during World War II. More »

In the NFL, the length of halftime is 12 minutes. In some cases such as the Super Bowl the halftime may be slightly longer. More »