The Playing Field

The Playing Field


End Zone - 10 Yards

53 yards deep

100 yards wide


50 yard line - half way line

Kick off line - 30 yard line

Field Goal Posts

Goal Line

Artificial Turf

14 of the 32 NFL teams boast the latest in artificial grass. The technologically advanced surfaces look, feel and play like natural grass but feature literally millions of tiny pieces of black rubber to cushion each step the players take.


18 of the 32 teams in the NFL play on natural grass. It is still the preferred playing surface of many players in the league.