2021 NFL ABC’s

The NFL remains as the top viewed sport in America with around 17.3 million viewers as of last season.

astroturf, Jonathan Moreau

The NFL remains as the top viewed sport in America with around 17.3 million viewers as of last season.

Gage Gohl, Sports Editor

Arizona Cardinals: The team with the best record in the NFL.

Brady, Tom: The oldest current NFL player at 44 years old and the longest active NFL player in his 22nd season.

COVID-19: While the NFL is now back to its full season, COVID-19 continues to remain one of the biggest obstacles for NFL teams.

Detroit Lions: The only winless team still remaining in the NFL.

Extra points: This year’s extra point conversion rate has been the lowest since all the way back in 1979.

Free Agency: Nov. 15 marks the last date for free agency where players either get traded or picked up by a team.

Griddy: The most popular touchdown dance all across the NFL for several players this season.

Halftime: For the first time, after week nine of this NFL season, the league will be halfway done with its new and adjusted 18 week long season. 

Injuries: This season is only halfway done but injuries have still been very present for many NFL stars, causing them to miss several games this season. 

Ja’Marr Chase: The star rookie out of LSU for the Bengals who is on pace to break the record for most receiving yards by a rookie in NFL history.

Kupp: The Rams receiver is on pace to break the all time NFL receiving record and currently leads the NFL in receptions, yards and touchdown receptions. 

Lombardi trophy: The iconic championship trophy that the winner of the Superbowl will attain following the playoffs.

McVay, : The Rams youngest coach in the NFL at 34 years old, who is much younger than several players competing in the NFL. 

NFL: The most spectated sport in America.
Overtime: For the first time in NFL history, this season there was a rule change for no overtime in the preseason.

Penalties: The first half of the season, there have been 1998 penalty flags.

Quarantined players: Heading into week nine of the NFL season, there have been nearly 150 players who have been quarantined due to COVID-19 protocols in the NFL. 

Referees: Ever since 1978, the NFL has always had seven referees on the field officiating a game at one time. 

Superbowl: This season will mark the 56th Superbowl in NFL history and it will be held in Sofi Stadium which is home to the Los Angeles Rams.

Tucker, : The Ravens kicker set the record for the longest field goal in NFL history at 66 yards on a game winning field goal against the Lions this season. 

Uniforms: Players at most positions have now been allowed to change their number to nearly any number and are no longer required to pick a number based on their positions on the roster.

Vikings fans continuing to cry: I wish I could say this wasn’t me…

Washington: Yes… their mascot is still the “Football Team”

Ximines, : The only active NFL player to have a last name that starts with “X.

Yardage: The current NFL leaders in yardage for passing, rushing and receiving are Tom Brady, Derrick Henry and Cooper Kupp.

Zone defense: One of the two defensive strategies along with man defense which every NFL team implements to stop the offense.