How Many Teams Are in the NFL

The 2023 NFL is just around the corner, and you should be ready by now for all the exciting actions. Since there are still a few days to go, why not look into the teams of the NFL? Let’s talk about the first thing first. How many teams will be in the NFL in 2023?

Total 32 teams compete in the NFL in two conferences, AFC and NFC. The 32 teams are divided into eight divisions. 1 team from each conference will reach the Super Bowl, the most awaited night of the year.

All the Teams in the NFL

So, as we just mentioned, there are two conferences in the NFL. So, let’s check on the teams in each conference, including their respective divisions.

NFC- National Football Conference

DivisionTeamsNFC ChampionshipSuper Bowl
NFC EastDallas Cowboys85
Philadelphia Eagles31
New York Giants54
Washington Commanders54
NFC NorthGreen Bay Packers32
Chicago Bears21
Minnesota Vikings30
Detroit Lions00
NFC SouthNew Orleans Saints11
Tampa Bay Buccaneers22
Carolina Panthers20
Atlanta Falcons20
NFC WestSan Francisco 49ers75
Seattle Seahawks31
Los Angeles Rams50
Arizona Cardinals11

AFC- American Football Conference

DivisionTeamsAFC ChampionshipSuper Bowl

AFC East
New England Patriots66
Buffalo Bills00
Miami Dolphins22
New York Jets00
AFC NorthBaltimore Ravens22
Cincinnati Bengals00
Cleveland Browns00
Pittsburgh Steelers66
AFC SouthHouston Texans00
Indianapolis Colts20
Jacksonville Jaguars00
Tennessee Titans00
AFC WestDenver Broncos33
Kansas City Chiefs22
Las Vegas Raiders33
Los Angeles Chargers00


Which is the most successful team in the NFL?

There are many successful teams in the NFL. However, very few of them are as successful as the Dallas Cowboys. The team won eight NFC championships and six Super Bowls. The only team with more Super Bowls wins is the New England Patriots (6).

How many teams play in a conference of the NFL?

The NFL is divided into two conferences, and each conference has 16 teams attributed into 4 divisions. Winners of each conference reached the Super Bowl. 


So, there are 32 teams in the NFL. Each team has one final goal: winning the Super Bowl. However, before that, they have to win their respective conferences. The number of teams makes the NFL competitive and exciting for the fans.

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Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.