How the 2020 Draft order is determined

The NFL Draft order is determined by a combination of regular season records, postseason performance, and the strength of schedule in the 2019 season. The Super Bowl winner is 32, the Super Bowl loser is 31. Next, assign the remaining teams in 4 groups based on their playoff performance: losers of the

2019 AFC tiebreakers after Week 16

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games (except where indicated). Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end

2019 NFC tiebreakers after Week 16

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games (except where indicated). Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end

2019 AFC tiebreakers entering Week 15 (plus BAL-NYJ)

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games. Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end of the season,

2019 NFC tiebreakers entering Week 15

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games. Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end of the season,

2019 NFC tiebreakers entering Week 14

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games. Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end of the season,

NFL drives of 110 yards or more

When merely counting the start and end points, an offense can go no more than 99 yards on any single drive. However, when penalties are enforced, it's actually possible for an offense to gain more than 100 yards in the same drive. In 2019, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes accounted for all

First score of every NFL season

At some point on Thursday, one of the Bears or Packers will score the first points of the NFL’s 100th season.Β  [Update: the Bears' Eddy Pineiro kicked a 38-yard field goal.]Β  But who scored the first points of its 75th?Β  Or 50th?Β  Or 1st? The American Professional Football Association was founded

Ejections for the 2019 NFL season

A running list of players ejected in the 2019 season.     Week Game Player Pos Team Reason Time Referee 1. PRE 1 DAL-SF Adrian Colbert S SF Use of the helmet 3:42/3Q Cheffers† 2. CIN-KC D'Montre Wade DB KC Helmet-to-helmet contact (video) 11:37/3Q Wrolstad 3. PRE 2 SEA-MIN Holton Hill CB MIN Helmet-to-helmet contact on sliding QB 3:53/4Q Boger† 4. DAL-LAR Troy Reeder LB LAR Hit to helmet of sliding QB (video) 3:25/3Q Hussey 5. 1 KC-JAX Myles Jack LB JAX Punching 8:57/2Q Cheffers 6. TEN-CLE Greg Robinson LT CLE Kicking 5:03/2Q Allen† 7. SF-TB Kwon Alexander LB SF Helmet-to-helmet contact on sliding QB 1:02/1Q Kemp 8. 3 MIA-DAL Xavien Howard CB MIA Unnecessary roughness 4:00/4Q Hill 9. CIN-BUF Bobby Hart T CIN Contact with an official 0:20/4Q Blakeman 10. 4 OAK-IND Vontaze Burfict*12 LB OAK Use of the helmet 11:42/2Q Novak† 11. 5 NO-TB Carlton Davis CB TB Hit on