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Joint NFL-NFLPA Statement

"The NFL community is united more than ever to support one another in these challenging times. We share anger and frustration, most recently as a result of the shooting of Jacob Blake.

While our passions continue to run high, we are proud that our players and clubs, League and Union, are taking time to have the difficult conversations about these issues that affect the Black community and other communities of color in America.  We are especially encouraged that these conversations are about how we can come together to make the necessary and long overdue changes in our country.

We will continue to not only use our collective platform to call out racism and injustice whenever and wherever it occurs in our country, but also fight together to eradicate it."


​​​"We strongly condemn the unprofessional, disturbing and abhorrent behavior and workplace environment alleged in the report which is entirely inconsistent with our standards and has no place in the NFL.

An independent investigation into these issues is in process, led by highly experienced counsel recommended by our office.  We will continue to monitor the progress of this investigation and ensure that the club and its employees satisfy their obligation to give full cooperation to the investigators.  If at any time the club or anyone associated with the club fails to do so, the investigating counsel has been asked to promptly advise our office and we will take appropriate action. When the investigation concludes, we will review the findings and take any appropriate action at that time."

Best Buy is the Official Home Entertainment Destination of NFL Kickoff

In a year unlike any other, football fans across the country are itching to see their favorite NFL teams hit the field.

The NFL season kicks off Sept. 10 and we're helping fans watch NFL games all season long. This year is better than ever as we're the Official Home Entertainment Destination of NFL Kickoff. To celebrate, starting Sept. 4 you can save up to $800 on select Samsung QLED TVs.  With this partnership, you'll also see Best Buy show up across TV commercials, online advertising and more starting now and running now through the end of September.

Best Buy has long been the place where fans go to bring that ultimate sports viewing experience into the comfort of their own homes. All season long we have great offers to enhance your game-day viewing. Starting Aug. 31, you can save up to $1,000 on LG NanoCell and OLED TVs and on select Sony Premium TVs. These TVs will make you feel like you're sitting on the 50-yard line from your living room, basement, man cave, she shed or wherever you watch the game.

And don't forget, it's time to go big while you stay home this year. With the latest designs and technology, you can fit a bigger TV than ever when replacing your old one. Check out our Best Buy TV Promise

​The National Football League today announced the COVID-19 monitoring testing results for August 12 – August 20.

During this period, players and Tier 1 and 2 personnel were tested daily. Tier 3 individuals were tested weekly. Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 follow the joint NFL-NFLPA Treatment Protocol. They are immediately isolated, not permitted to travel with the team, access club facilities, or have direct contact with players or personnel. Club medical staff are in regular communication with individuals who test positive to monitor symptoms.

Monitoring Testing
 results for August 12 – August 20:   

  • ​58,397 tests were administered to 8,573 players and personnel.
  • 23,260 tests were administered to players; 35,137 tests were administered to personnel.

  • There were zero positive tests among players and six new confirmed positives among other personnel. 
NFL Statement on Testing

​Saturday's daily COVID testing returned several positives tests from each of the clubs serviced by the same laboratory in New Jersey.  We are working with our testing partner, BioReference, to investigate these results, while the clubs work to confirm or rule out the positive tests.  Clubs are taking immediate precautionary measures as outlined in the NFL-NFLPA's health and safety protocols to include contact tracing, isolation of individuals and temporarily adjusting the schedule, where appropriate.  The other laboratories used for NFL testing have not had similar results.


The NFL named Jonathan Beane as Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, effective September 8. Jonathan brings over 20 years of experience as a diversity practitioner with large organizations. In this role, Jonathan will spearhead the league’s overarching diversity, equity and inclusion strategy, and will collaborate with senior leadership to drive actionable change throughout the league.

“Diversity and inclusion will strengthen our organization and aligns with our values,” said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. “Jonathan joins the NFL at an important time, and we look forward to his broad expertise and leadership on diversity, equity, and inclusion policies and practices for the betterment of our league.”

In line with the NFL’s commitment to continuing to build a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment that extends to the communities it serves, the Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer role was established to help cultivate a more inclusive culture where diversity is celebrated and valued. As part of the leadership team, Jonathan will help to further the league’s progress in these areas. 

“During this critical period in our country’s history, I cannot think of a more perfect time to join an iconic organization like the NFL,” said Beane. “The opportunity to serve as the league’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and work closely with league and club executives, ownership and other important stakeholders on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts is an exciting one. This work is where my passion lies,” he concluded.

Jonathan has held senior diversity roles at Roche, 21st Century Fox and Time Warner, among others. He will be based in the New York office and report to Dasha Smith, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer.

“I am thrilled to welcome Jonathan to our NFL family as a member of our leadership team,” said Smith. “Diversity, equity and inclusion is a critical success factor in our overall business strategy, and I am incredibly optimistic about the progress that together, we can make for long-lasting, impactful change.”

Jonathan holds a Master of Studies in Law in Taxation from Georgetown University, as well as a Juris Doctor and master’s degree in business administration from the University at Buffalo - SUNY. He earned his bachelor’s degree in American History from Dartmouth College. Jonathan serves on the Board of Directors of GLAAD and on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the University at Buffalo School of Law. He and his wife, Jodie, live in New York with their two children.

NFL ‘Fan of the Year’ Program Recognizes Fans’ Passion

Clubs Select Local Fans Who Embody Their Values

New York, NY [August 20, 2020] –The NFL announced today the launch of the 'Fan of the Year' program, which recognizes the unyielding passion and constant support of fans nationwide. The 'Fan of the Year' will be crowned at Super Bowl LV in Tampa Bay on February 7th and have a chance to represent their team.    

In partnership with all 32 Clubs, this program is designed to spotlight fans who have a special affinity for their local team, provides inspiration to others and showcase how football unites their family, friends and local communities.  

Fans are able to submit either themselves or someone they know to receive this honor, and can do so through a dedicated microsite,, which is hosted by the NFL. Each team will select one fan representative who embodies the values that their Club abides by throughout the year.

The 32 'Fans of the Year' will then be narrowed down to a top eight and eventually a final three format during the NFL Playoffs. The final three 'Fans of the Year' will receive a trip to Super Bowl LV in Tampa Bay, inclusive of two tickets plus a VIP experience. The ultimate 'Fan of the Year' winner will be crowned during Super Bowl weekend.   

Throughout the regular season, all 32 'Fans of the Year' selected will also receive a series of prizes/virtual experiences, recognizing their loyalty to the League and the Club they represent.

Please visit for full details.

All experiences, prizes and elements of this campaign are subject to change based on the League's policy and government regulations regarding COVID-19.

NFL Network's 'Inside Training Camp Live' Coverage Expands Starting Monday, August 17

'Inside Training Camp Live' Provides 6 Hours of Continuous Live Coverage Daily August 17 – September 4 Starting at 10:00 AM ET​

Featured Interview Guests Throughout 'Inside Training Camp Live' Include –

Kansas City Chiefs Andy Reid, Tyrann Mathieu & Travis Kelce

Indianapolis Colts QB Philip Rivers

Cleveland Browns WR Jarvis Landry

'NFL Total Access' Expands to Two Hours Beginning Monday, August 17

NFL Network's Inside Training Camp Live – which has been airing for two hours Monday-Friday starting at 1:00 PM ET since July 27 – expands to six hours of daily coverage starting Monday, August 17 at 10:00 AM ET.

Inside Training Camp Live coverage airs daily through Friday, September 4 providing in-depth coverage and access, interviews with players and coaches, analysis from former players, head coaches and front office executives, and live reports from training camps around the league.

For NFL Network's extensive Inside Training Camp Live coverage, hosts MJ AcostaPatrick ClaybonRhett LewisAndrew SicilianoMatt "Money" Smith and Steve Wyche are joined by analysts Michael IrvinLaDainian TomlinsonKurt WarnerTerrell DavisBrian BaldingerBrian BillickDavid CarrCynthia FrelundDeAngelo HallAndrew HawkinsDaniel JeremiahJames JonesMaurice Jones-DrewSteve MariucciWillie McGinestShaun O'HaraScott PioliMichael RobinsonSteve Smith Sr. and Joe Thomas to provide analysis and interviews.

Also lending their voices throughout will be NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network reporters Judy BattistaJeffri ChadihaStacey DalesMike GarafoloMike GiardiKim JonesAditi KinkhabwalaJames PalmerTom PelisseroOmar RuizMichael SilverJane SlaterJim Trotter and Steve Wyche providing the latest news reports from training camps around the league.

Among the featured interviews throughout Inside Training Camp Live coverage include:

  • Monday, August 17 – Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry and Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Chris Harris Jr.
  • Tuesday, August 18 – Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer
  • Wednesday, August 19 – Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, safety Tyrann Mathieu and tight end Travis Kelce, and Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers

Additional guests and information will be announced throughout Inside Training Camp Live coverage. Visit @NFLMedia for further details.

Beginning Monday, August 17NFL Total Access expands to two hours starting at 7:00 PM ET with hosts Colleen Wolfe, Rhett Lewis and Steve Wyche, and a rotating cast of NFL Network analysts providing daily training camp recaps and comprehensive analysis.

Starting each day at 7:00 AM ETGood Morning Football kicks off NFL Network's daily coverage with Kay AdamsNate BurlesonPeter SchragerKyle Brandt and Will Selva.


National Football League Scores Six Sports Emmy Awards

Super Bowl LIV 'Next 100' Wins Four Awards​

NFL Network & NFL Films' 'NFL 100' Programming Wins Two Awards

The National Football League won six Sports Emmy Award nominations for its work across NFL Network, NFL Films, and the league office, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced last night.

The NFL's Next 100 short film which aired on FOX moments before kickoff at Super Bowl LIV won four Sports Emmy awards in the categories of Outstanding Open/Tease, Outstanding Studio or Production Design/Art Direction, Outstanding Editing – Short Form, and Outstanding Post-Produced Audio/Sound. To view Next 100 which culminates the NFL's 100th season and launches the next 100 seasons, visit

NFL Network and NFL Films won two Sports Emmy awards for programming surrounding the NFL 100 All-Time Team series which aired last season in the categories of Outstanding Studio Show – Limited Run and Outstanding Trans-Media Sports Coverage.

In their history, NFL Films has won 131 Sports Emmy Awards making them the most-honored filmmaker in sports.

Following is a complete list of the NFL's Sports Emmy Awards:


NFL 100 All-Time Team (NFL Network/NFL Films)


NFL 100 Greatest & All-Time Team (NFL Network/NFL Films)


Super Bowl LIV: Next 100 (FOX/NFL/72andSunny/Prettybird)


Super Bowl LIV: Next 100 (FOX/NFL/72andSunny/Prettybird)


Super Bowl LIV: Next 100 (FOX/NFL/72andSunny/Prettybird)


Super Bowl LIV: Next 100 (FOX/NFL/72andSunny/Prettybird)


Los Juegos Mundiales 2022 incluyen al Tochito dentro de las competencias

​​​​​Los Juegos Mundiales 2022 incluyen al Tochito dentro de las competencias

  • La Liga Nacional de Futbol Americano (NFL) firma como presentador de la competencia deportiva internacional que integra 33 disciplinas

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, (Julio 21, 2020) – La primera edición de Los Juegos Mundiales en territorio estadounidense desde 1981 ha agregado un deporte familiar a su línea. Los Juegos Mundiales de Birmingham 2022, en alianza con la Asociación Internacional de Juegos Mundiales (IWGA), la Liga Nacional de Futbol Americano (NFL) y la Federación Internacional de Futbol Americano (IFAF) anunciaron hoy que el futbol bandera o Tochito se unirá a la línea existente de 32 deportes multidisciplinarios.

El histórico Legion Field de Birmingham será el estadio que albergará el Flag Football @ TWG2022 Presentado por la NFL que contará con ocho equipos masculinos y ocho femeninos de todo el mundo. Como los actuales campeones mundiales, los equipos de hombres y mujeres de Estados Unidos precalifican para los Juegos Mundiales 2022.

Ocho equipos masculinos y ocho equipos femeninos de todo el mundo serán seleccionados a través del proceso de calificación de la IFAF para completar en los Juegos Mundiales 2022. La IFAF anunciará detalles sobre el proceso de calificación en una fecha posterior.

De acuerdo con las clasificaciones mundiales de la IFAF, los Equipos Nacionales varonil y femenil de Tochito NFL de México actualmente ocupan el cuarto lugar. Para obtener más información sobre los equipos nacionales de Tochito en México visite:

"Estamos agradecidos de que la NFL reconozca la importancia que tendrán los Juegos Mundiales 2022 como el primer gran evento deportivo internacional en Estados Unidos después de esta pandemia global", dijo Nick Sellers, CEO de Los Juegos Mundiales 2022. "El mundo anhela volver a conectarse. Y Birmingham, Alabama, jugará un papel en esa reconexión. La alianza con la NFL envía una señal a todas las compañías del mundo de que asociar su marca con este evento especial es importante para que el mundo lo vea".

Como socio premier de Los Juegos Mundiales 2022, la NFL servirá como el patrocinador principal del futbol bandera y promoverá los juegos en sus plataformas internacionales durante los próximos dos años.

"Ser parte del programa deportivo en los Juegos Mundiales 2022 formaliza el Tochito como un deporte internacional, que promueve los valores y beneficios del juego para los aficionados de todo el mundo", dijo Troy Vincent, Vicepresidente Ejecutivo de Operaciones de la NFL. "El Tochito bandera ofrece a hombres y mujeres, niños y niñas, de todas las edades, tipos de cuerpo y habilidades atléticas, la oportunidad de disfrutar de los valores, la diversión y el entorno competitivo que sólo ofrece el futbol americano".

"Estamos entusiasmados de que el Tochito bandera se una a la alineación oficial de Los Juegos Mundiales en 2022, una etapa competitiva para que jugadores de futbol americano de todo el mundo muestren sus habilidades", dijo Damani Leech, Director de Operaciones de NFL International. "La NFL está comprometida en brindar oportunidades para que atletas de todo el mundo participen en todos los niveles del futbol americano y ha apoyado el trabajo de la IFAF para llevar el Tochito bandera a los Juegos Mundiales, un gran paso adelante en sus planes olímpicos a largo plazo". Seguiremos de cerca los eventos clasificatorios que determinarán a los mejores equipos de Tochito bandera en las categorías femenil y varonil para competir en Birmingham".​

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En su primera aparición como deporte de Los Juegos Mundiales, Flag Football @ TWG2022, presentado por la NFL, se une al rugby, el lacrosse y el duatlón en silla de ruedas como el cuarto deporte por invitación para los Juegos Mundiales 2022. Además de los deportes oficiales seleccionados por la IWGA, Birmingham, como ciudad anfitriona, tiene la oportunidad de seleccionar hasta cinco deportes por invitación para incluir en su programa deportivo.

Estamos encantados de confirmar la colaboración oficial con la IWGA y el Comité Organizador de Birmingham para los Juegos Mundiales 2022, donde veremos el Tochito en un escenario multideporte global por primera vez", dijo el presidente de la IFAF, Richard MacLean. "Lo mejor del Tochito bandera es que atrae a todos los niveles del deporte. Este deporte dinámico y emocionante es tan accesible para los niños como para los adultos a nivel de base y esperamos que los jugadores de élite que participen en los Juegos Mundiales sean un catalizador para el crecimiento global, inspirando a una nueva generación de participantes de futbol americano y talento en todo el mundo".

"El futbol americano es un elemento básico de los deportes del sur y será bienvenido a la alineación de Los Juegos Mundiales 2022", agregó el alcalde Randall Woodfin. "Los deportes sin contacto, como el futbol bandera, son una excelente manera de abrir la competencia a todos los niveles de habilidad. Ese tipo de accesibilidad e inclusión es de lo que se trata en Los Juegos Mundiales, proporcionando experiencias increíbles y recuerdos duraderos para que disfruten los participantes y los espectadores. Birmingham no puede esperar a que el mundo se una a nosotros en 2022".

El presidente del Consejo de la ciudad de Birmingham, William Parker, agregó: "El futbol bandera para adultos es un deporte muy competitivo y en crecimiento a nivel mundial. No hay mejor lugar para exhibir la experiencia del Tochito de los Juegos Mundiales 2022 que en la cancha del Legion Field, 'La capital del futbol americano del sur'. Esta asociación con la NFL es sólo el comienzo de una relación a largo plazo que la ciudad planea desarrollar con la Liga".

"El futbol americano fue un deporte por invitación en Los Juegos Mundiales de 2005 y 2017", dijo Joachim Gossow, CEO de IWGA. "Al ser un gran deporte profundamente arraigado en Birmingham, Alabama, el Comité Organizador de Birmingham se mostró entusiasmado de recibir el futbol americano bandera, una disciplina dinámica sin contacto, en Los Juegos Mundiales 2022. Cuando la IFAF y la NFL respaldaron conjuntamente la solicitud para participar, con el fin de promover aún más y mostrar el Tochito bandera en los Estados Unidos y en todo el mundo, el Consejo de la IWGA dio seguimiento a la solicitud de BOC de agregar el futbol bandera al programa deportivo en 2022".

Los Juegos Mundiales 2022 Birmingham se llevarán a cabo del 7 al 17 de julio de 2022, y generarán un impacto económico estimado de 256 millones de dólares.

NFL Network's 'The Top 100 Players of 2020' Premieres Sunday, July 26 at 8 PM ET

Three, One-Hour Episodes Air Each Night Sunday, July 26 – Tuesday, July 28 Starting at 8:00 PM ET​

Top 10 Revealed Wednesday, July 29 at 8:00 PM ET

List Determined Solely by Current NFL Players for 10th Consecutive Year

For the 10th consecutive year, current NFL players have voted to determine the Top 100 players in the NFL.

Premiering Sunday, July 26The Top 100 Players of 2020 counts down the top players in the NFL as determined solely by the players themselves. This year, NFL Films collected 970 ballots and interviewed 132 players.

This season, The Top 100 Players of 2020 airs Sunday, July 26 – Tuesday, July 28 with three, one-hour episodes each night starting at 8:00 PM ET revealing players No. 100-11. The top 10 players on the list will be revealed in a special two-hour edition on Wednesday, July 29 at 8:00 PM ET, followed by NFL Total Access at 10:00 PM ET.

Throughout The Top 100 Players of 2020, the Around the NFL team will provide reaction pieces and analysis on this year's selections. Additional coverage includes:

  • Adam Schein's Top 10 players in the NFL

  • Joe Thomas' Top 10 edge rushers

  • Top 10 lists of the following: MVP performances of the past 10 years, most talented teams, players from the 2019 NFL Draft class, and more

For fans on the go, all NFL Network programming – including The Top 100 Players of 2020 – can be streamed live through the NFL app on smartphones, tablets, PCs and connected TV devices (Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, PlayStation 4, Roku and Xbox One). Access is available for NFL Network subscribers of participating TV providers. For more information, go to

The Top 100 Players of 2020 Episode Schedule

Sunday, July 26                     No. 100-91                  8:00 PM ET

                                                No. 90-81                    9:00 PM ET

                                                No. 80-71                    10:00 PM ET


Monday, July 27                    No. 70-61                    8:00 PM ET

                                                No. 60-51                    9:00 PM ET

                                                No. 50-41                    10:00 PM ET


Tuesday, July 28                   No. 40-31                    8:00 PM ET

                                                No. 30-21                    9:00 PM ET

                                                No. 20-11                    10:00 PM ET


Wednesday, July 29             No. 10-6                      8:00 PM ET

                                                No. 5-1                        9:00 PM ET


​​​​"NFL clubs met today via videoconference and received an update on preparations for the 2020 season. We will continue to implement the health and safety protocols developed jointly with the NFLPA, and based on the advice of lea​ding medical experts, including review by the CDC. We will address additional issues in a cooperative way. All decisions will be made in an effort to put us in position to play a full regular season and postseason culminating with the Super Bowl which is the shared goal of the clubs and the players."