The National Soccer Group (NFL) is an experienced the U. S. states football league made up of 32 groups, separated equally between the National Soccer Meeting (NFC) and the U. S. states Soccer Meeting (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major expert activities teams in North The u. s. states, and the biggest high end of The u. s. states football on the globe. The NFL's 17-week frequent year runs from the 7 days after Work Day to the 7 days after Christmas, with each group playing 16 activities and having one bye 7 days. Following the summary of the frequent year, six groups from each conference (four department champions and two wild card teams) advance to the 2010 playoffs, a single-elimination competition concluding in the Super Dish, performed between the champions of the NFC and AFC. The NFL was established in 1920 as the U. S. states Professional Soccer Organization (APFA) before renaming itself the National Soccer Group for the 1923 year. The NFL decided to combine with the U. S. states Soccer Group (AFL) in 1966, and the first Extremely Dish was organized at the end of that season; the merging was completed in 1970. Today, the NFL has the biggest average presence (67,591) of any expert activities league in the world and is the most well-known activities league in the United Declares. The Extremely Dish is among the biggest club sports on the globe and individual Extremely Dish activities account for many of the most viewed TV programs in the U. S. states record, all taking up the Nielsen's Top 5 count of the all-time most viewed U.S. TV shows by 2015. The NFL's professional officer is the commissioner, who has wide power in regulating the league. The group with the most NFL competition is the Natural Bay packers with thirteen; the group with the most Extremely Bowl championships is the Pittsburgh Steelers with six. The present NFL champions are the New Britain Patriots, who beaten the Seattle Seahawks 28–24 in Extremely Dish XLIX. The record of the National Soccer Group schedules to 1920, when the league was established as the U. S. states Professional Soccer Organization with ten groups from four states, all of whom persisted in some form as members of local teams in their specific territories; it took on its present name in 1922. The NFL was the first expert football league to efficiently set up a nationwide presence, after several decades of unsuccessful efforts. Only two groups currently in the NFL, the Decatur Staley’s (now the Chicago, Illinois Bears) and the Chicago, Illinois Cardinals (now the Phoenix Cardinals), are beginning members. The Natural Bay packers, established 1919 (joined the NFL in 1921), is the earliest NFL series in ongoing operation with the same name in the same location. Group regular membership gradually stable throughout the Twenties and Thirties as the league implemented gradually more formal organization. The first formal competition game was organized in 1933. The NFL ceased deciding upon black players in 1927 but reintegrated in 1946 following Globe War II. Other changes followed after the war; the office of league Chief professional progressed into the more powerful Commissioner post, reflecting a similar move in Major Group Football. Teams became more economically practical, the last group foldable in1952 and the league taking in groups from the temporarily more successful All-America Soccer Meeting in 1950, two of which endure to the present day. By 1958, when that year's NFL competition activity became known as "The Greatest Game Ever Played", the NFL was on its way to becoming one of the most well-known activities teams in the United Declares.