Since 1920, just about every single American has fallen in love with football. American football, of course. For 17 weeks, fans tune in to watch their favorites battle it out in the hopes that their team will reach the coveted Super Bowl and emerge victorious. It is a game embedded deep in everyone’s hearts, a game filled with blood, sweat, determination, power, strength, and tears. This is why we took it upon ourselves and dug up 15 crazy facts that you might not know about the NFL, even if you’re a die-hard fan. Take a look!
The very first televised football game was back in 1939 and the total audience who tuned in was 500 large. Which is about 112,200,500 less than the amount of people who watched last year’s Super Bowl.