Facts about American Football

American Football Facts (Part 3)

9. NFL Employed The First Full-time Official of Female Gender in 2015

In case you do not know, Sarah Thomas was the first female official working full-time in NFL history as the football season of 2015-2016 gets underway. This woman follows in the footsteps of Shannon Easton. Easton was known as the first woman that officiated the NFL game, even though she did not sign one full-time contract with this league.

10. Denver Broncos with the Super Bowl Losses

They played diligently for earning one spot in seven Super Bowls. Yet, it was unfortunate of them to lose five of the championship games, thus giving them the title as the team that has the most losses at Super Bowl. The Minnesota Vikings, the Buffalo Bills, and the New England Patriots each have four losses at Super Bowl.

11. Four Teams with the Failure to Get to the Super Bowl

Among the 32 NFL teams, only four have not reached this big game. The Detroit Lions, the Cleveland Browns, the Houston Texans, and the Jacksonville Jaguars have not managed to get a spot from the Super Bowl.

12. Peyton Manning with the Most MVP Wins

He has been called the Most Valuable Player of the Associated Press in the NFL up to five times. This man was awarded such an honor in 2013, 2009, 2009, 2004, and 2003. Brett Favre, Jim Brown, and Johnny Unitas have each attained this MVP trophy three times.

13. Brett Favre – the Quarterback, with the Record for Most Wins

He keeps the record for the most wins in the regular season, with over 180 wins as well as most pass yards (more than 71,000), etc.. Not all, he is the only quarterback that won one playoff game after getting 40. Have you known about him?