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NFL Teams By State

NFL Teams By State

NFL Across the Nation

As one of the most popular and lucrative sports leagues in the world, the National Football League (NFL) holds an influential position in American culture. Home to 32 professionally competitive teams, the NFL features divisions equally balanced between the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC). With a dynamic calendar that includes an engaging preseason, an adrenaline-charged 18-week regular season, and a rigorous playoff schedule culminating in the Super Bowl, the NFL has captivated audiences since its inception in 1920. 

Based on the existing data, the league's teams are spread out across 23 states in total, from the east to the west coast. 

  • California and Florida top the list, housing three teams each. These states, known for their love of sports, enhance their popularity index and economic revenue by hosting the Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Chargers, San Francisco 49ers (California), the Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jacksonville Jaguars (Florida).
  • Six states: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Texas, and Ohio house two teams each, offering sport lovers an enticing choice of allegiance. 
  • A vast majority of states (16 in total) host only one NFL team. These include New York, Michigan, Arizona, North Carolina, Minnesota, Tennessee, Indiana, Illinois, Massachusetts, Washington, Maryland, Louisiana, Missouri, Colorado, Nevada, Wisconsin, and Georgia.

Teams by State

  • Arizona (1) - Arizona Cardinals
  • California (3) - Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Chargers, San Francisco 49ers
  • Colorado (1) - Denver Broncos
  • Florida (3) - Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Georgia (1) - Atlanta Falcons
  • Illinois (1) - Chicago Bears
  • Indiana (1) - Indianapolis Colts
  • Louisiana (1) - New Orleans Saints
  • Maryland (2) - Baltimore Ravens, Washington Football Team
  • Massachusetts (1) - New England Patriots
  • Michigan (1) - Detroit Lions
  • Minnesota (1) - Minnesota Vikings
  • Missouri (1) - Kansas City Chiefs
  • Nevada (1) - Las Vegas Raiders
  • New Jersey (2) - New York Giants, New York Jets
  • New York (1) - Buffalo Bills
  • North Carolina (1) - Carolina Panthers
  • Ohio (2) - Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns
  • Pennsylvania (2) - Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Tennessee (1) - Tennessee Titans
  • Texas (2) - Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans
  • Washington (1) - Seattle Seahawks
  • Wisconsin (1) - Green Bay Packers

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