11 Facts About NFL Network

1. In 1967, the NFL Network expanded from 15 teams to 16 teams.

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2. The NFL Network went to a 14-game schedule in 1961, which it retained until switching to the current 16-game schedule in 1978.

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3. The NFL Network agreed to merge with the American Football League in 1966, and the first Super Bowl was held at the end of that season; the merger was completed in 1970.

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4. The NFL Network is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, and the highest professional level of American football in the world.

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5. On December 20, 2007, the NFL Network proposed to Time Warner Cable to enter into binding arbitration, which would have a neutral third party determine the price and tier for NFL Network on the provider's systems, based on fair market value of the service.

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6. On January 31, 2019, NFL Network signed a multi-year deal to air Alliance of American Football games, broadcasting two games per week, most of them on Saturday and Sunday nights.

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7. Unlike the updated logo for the league, the NFL Network Network's logo included subtle changes such as using a darker shade of blue and changing the "NFL" lettering to match that of the new league logo.

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8. On February 27, 2008, the NFL Network announced it would file suit against Dish Network for moving the network to "America's Top 200".

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9. On July 30, 2009, NFL Network was made available to lower-tiered Comcast digital cable subscribers.

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10. In May 2011, NFL Network announced that Brad Nessler and Mike Mayock would serve as the announcers for that season's game broadcasts.

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11. At the 2008 NFL Draft, NFL Network unveiled a revised logo that was updated to match the revised NFL logo introduced around the same time.

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