NFL Football Teams List

Football NFL Conferences

The National Football League (NFL) is made up of 32 teams, divided into two conferences of 16 teams each, the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). Each conference has four divisions based on geographic locations: North, South, East, and West. Each of the 32 teams are designated to one of the two conferences and one of the four divisions within that conference.

List of NFL Football Teams

  • Arizona Cardinals
  • Atlanta Falcons
  • Baltimore Ravens
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Carolina Panthers
  • Chicago Bears
  • Cincinnati Bengals
  • Cleveland Browns
  • Dallas Cowboys
  • Denver Broncos
  • Detroit Lions
  • Green Bay Packers
  • Houston Texans
  • Indianapolis Colts
  • Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Kansas City Chiefs
  • Las Vegas Raiders
  • Los Angeles Chargers
  • Los Angeles Rams
  • Miami Dolphins
  • Minnesota Vikings
  • New England Patriots
  • New Orleans Saints
  • New York Giants
  • New York Jets
  • Philadelphia Eagles
  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • San Francisco 49ers
  • Seattle Seahawks
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Tennessee Titans
  • Washington Commanders

List of AFC Teams By Division

AFC North

  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Cleveland Browns
  • Baltimore Ravens
  • Cincinnati Bengals

AFC East

  • New England Patriots
  • Miami Dolphins
  • New York Jets
  • Buffalo Bills

AFC South

  • Houston Texans
  • Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Indianapolis Colts
  • Tennessee Titans

AFC West

  • Denver Broncos
  • Kansas City Chiefs
  • Los Angeles Chargers
  • Las Vegas Raiders

List of NFC Teams By Division

NFC North

  • Green Bay Packers
  • Chicago Bears
  • Minnesota Vikings
  • Detroit Lions

NFC East

  • Dallas Cowboys
  • Philadelphia Eagles
  • Washington Commanders
  • New York Giants

NFC South

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Atlanta Falcons
  • Carolina Panthers
  • New Orleans Saints

NFC West

  • Seattle Seahawks
  • Los Angeles Rams
  • San Francisco 49ers
  • Arizona Cardinals

FAQ

What are the AFC NFL teams?

The AFC NFL teams include the Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, and New York Jets in the East division, and the Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, and Pittsburgh Steelers in the North. Rounding out the AFC are the Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Tennessee Titans in the South, and the Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, Las Vegas Raiders, and Los Angeles Chargers in the West.

What are the NFC NFL teams?

The NFC NFL teams are the Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, and Washington Commanders in the East division, and the Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, and Minnesota Vikings in the North. The Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are in the South division, and the Arizona Cardinals, Los Angeles Rams, San Francisco 49ers, and Seattle Seahawks compete in the NFC West.

How many teams were in the NFL when it first started?

When the NFL was first created in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association, there were a total of 14 teams in the league. These teams were all from the American Midwest, and they were: the Akron Pros, the Decatur Staleys, the Buffalo All-Americans, the Chicago Cardinals, the Rock Island Independents, the Dayton Triangles, the Rochester Jeffersons, the Canton Bulldogs, the Detroit Heralds, the Cleveland Tigers, the Chicago Tigers, the Hammond Pros, the Columbus Panhandles, and the Muncie Flyers. Only two of the original 14 teams have survived to this day: the Chicago Cardinals (later renamed the Arizona Cardinals) and the Decatur Staleys (currently the Chicago Bears).