When it comes to the structure of the corporate, NFL is a non-profit body. Meaning, this unincorporated association has an office league that is not governed by tax due to its-non-profit structure. However, the individual teams are subjected to tax because they are earning income. The only exception to this is Green Bay packers which is not a profit-making team. The NFL views itself as a trade association that is composed of thirty two members.
The National Football League consists of three officers- the commissioner, secretary and the treasurer. Each of the conference has its own officer which is the president. The election of the commissioner is made possible when there are two- third of eighteen members of the leagues count. On the other hand, three-fourth of the conference members is needed in order to elect the president.
The other officers, the secretary and the treasurer will be appointed by the acting commissioner. Needless to say, he has broad roles in dealing with the possible conflicts that may arise between the players, clubs, player, employees and coaches.
There are also extreme instances where in the commissioner has the capability to recommend the Executive Committee of the NFL. He can also offer recommendation regarding the cancellation of forfeiture.
As of the format, it has preseasons that come in four weeks, regular season with seventeen weeks, the single –elimination play off that compost of twelve teams and lastly the championship game which is the Super Bowl.
The preseason of the National Football League starts by holding the Professional Hall of fame football game. Each of the team needs to schedule for all the four preseason games. As such, preseason games are basically exhibition matches and they are not counted on the total score of the team during the regular season. Because of this, it is not a surprise that they do not concentrate on winning the games. However, they serve as basis for the coaches to make an evaluation of the members of the team and for the players to show their skills.
After four weeks, regular season will start that result in twelve NFL teams that will compete during the single-elimination play-offs. With this, each of the conference will have a champion that will represent each to the Championship game, the Super Bowl. Needless to say, this is the most awaited part of the regular season. Aside from tens of thousands of attendees on the venue, there are also large numbers of avid NFL fans that enjoys the delight of the Super Bowl by watching televised game.
The National Football League is a major sporting league that is well established to promote football. The strong foundation that it has, coupled with a remarkable reputation, the league has been very successful to deliver top-notch professional football players to the delight of many fans not only in America but also from other parts of the world.