NFL Teams

The National Football League (NFL) is the highest level of professional American football around the globe.

The tournament consists of a 18-week regular season that takes place from early September to early January.

In this article we provide a look at the NFL teams in Florida, a complete NFL teams list and the NFL playoffs, among other things.

Bet on Florida NFL Teams

A number of NFL teams are Florida based and very popular when it comes to NFL sports betting in the sunshine state. Actually, all the three teams are in amazing shape this 2022/2023 season and are looking like big contenders for the Super Bowl trophy this year.

The Florida NFL teams are:

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Bet on Florida NFL Teams

Below we have given you some more in-depth history of these teams, their current performance, and some other good-to-know knowledge about the NFL season.

Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins compete in the NFL as a member club of the American Football League (AFL), East Division.

They are the oldest professional sports team across Florida, having begun play in the AFL in 1966. The Dolphins joined the NFL during the 1970s AFL-NFL merger.

The Dolphins made their first appearance at Super Bowl VI but were unsuccessful. The following year, 1972, the Dolphins were responsible for the NFL’s only perfect season.

They also won the Super Bowl the following year 1973, making them the first AFL team two have won back-to-back championships.

Meet the Miami Dolphins players

The Miami Dolphins 2022/2023 rooster are looking great for the season and the head coach Mike McDaniel’s have really built a strong offensive team.

Some new additions to the troop are wide receiver Tyreek Hill and offensive tackle Terron Armstead. But that’s not all. The defense are looking really good also and Miami will certainly be a big contender this year.

Most important players in the Miami Dolphins 2022/2023 roster:

PlayerNoPosHeightWeightSalaryCollege
Terron Armstead72OT77304$9,000,000University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Jerome Baker55ILB74225$8,400,000Ohio State
Tyreek Hill10WR70191$16,000,000West Alabama
Xavien Howard25CB73203$1,165,000Baylor
Tua Tagovailoa1QB73217$1,000,000Alabama
Jaylen Waddle17WR70182$940,000Alabama
Christian Wilkins94DE76310$10,750,000Clemson
Austin Jackson73OT77320$2,470,000USC

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars plays its homegames at the TIAA Bank Field with seats for 67,814 fans. The franchise is owned by Shahid Khan who bought the team from Wayne Weaver 2012.

The Jacksonville Jaguars compete as a member of the South Division of the American Football Conference (AFC), having joined the NFL in the 1995 expansion.

Since then, the Jaguars won the division championships in 1998, 1999, and 2017. They have also qualified for the playoffs seven times.

Meet the Jacksonville Jaguar players

Into the 2022/2023 the Jaguars went on a spending spree signing a whole bunch of new players to their squad. Christian Kirk Folorunso Fatukasi and Darious Williams to name a few. More than this, they drafted T. Walker and D. Lloyd in the first round to strengthen their front.

It sure looks like the Jackonsville Jaguars were really successful with their recruiting since the season is playing out very well this far.

Below are the most important players in the team for this 2022/2023 season:

PlayerPosAgeSalary
Christian KirkWR26$18,000,000
Cam RobinsonLT27$18,000,000
Brandon ScherffG31$16,500,000
Foyesade OluokunLB27$15,000,000
Shaquill GriffinCB27$13,333,300
Travon WalkerOLB22$9,343,150
Trevor LawrenceQB23$9,198,370
Rayshawn JenkinsS29$8,750,000
Foley FatukasiDE27$10,000,000
Darious WilliamsCB29$10,000,000
Zay JonesWR27$8,000,000
Roy Robertson-HarrisDT29$7,800,000
Josh AllenOLB25$5,685,600
Jamal AgnewWR27$4,750,000

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers compete in the National Football Conference (NFC) South division. The club joined the NFL as an expansion team in 1976.

During the 1979 season, the buccaneers were the first expansion team to win a division championship. They also won a playoff game, and both hosted and played the conference championship game in this same season.

They qualified for the playoffs for ten consecutive years and won the Super Bowl XXXVII in 2002.

Unfortunately, the Buccaneers have the worst win-loss percentage across all four major American sports leagues. In the 2019 season, they did manage to improve on their 2018 record. However, they again missed the playoffs for the twelfth year running.

But after som good drafts resent years they managed to jump back on track with an amazing Super Bowl win against Kansas City Chiefs in 2020.

Meet the Tampa Bay Buccaneers players

The Buccaneers are really looking good this season and will definitively be a contented for the throne this season. Some of the most important players are the wide receivers Mike Evans, Julio Jonas and Russell Gage.

Also the defense have some rare skills represented by Antoine Winfield Jr. and the linebackers Lavonte David and Devin White.

Donovan Smith is the highest paid player in the Buccaneers in the 2022/2023 season with a cap hit of $18,400,000. The now 45 year old quarter back, Tom Brady, is still going strong and places third in salary of the players in the team.

PlayerPositionCap HitBasic SalarySigning BonusRoster Bonus
Donovan SmithLT$18,400,000$15,750,000$2,650,000
Lavonte DavidOLB$14,785,000$12,500,000$2,285,000
Tom BradyQB$11,896,000$1,120,000$10,776,000
Mike EvansWR$10,318,500$1,120,000
Devin WhiteILB$9,527,759$965,000$4,835,148$3,727,611
Carlton DavisCB$8,333,333$4,500,000$3,333,333$500,000
Shaquil BarrettOLB$7,846,000$1,120,000$3,750,000
Shaq MasonG$7,382,345$6,500,000$882,345
Russell GageWR$5,666,666$3,500,000$2,166,667
Chris GodwinWR$5,000,000$1,250,000$3,750,000

NFL Teams – How many teams are there in NFL?

The number of teams in the NFL has increased during time after the first ten football teams grounded the league in 1920. Today there are teams from all over the U.S and the amount of teams today amounts to 32.

Below you can find a complete all NFL teams list with their home stadiums and which divison they belong to.

Team nameDivisionHome StadiumCapacity
Cleveland BrownsAFC North First Energy Stadium67.895
Baltimore RavensAFC North M&T Bank Stadium71.000
Cincinatti BengalsAFC North Paycor Stadium65.515
Pittsburgh SteelersAFC North Acrisure Stadium68.400
Miami DolphinsAFC EastHard Rock Stadium64.767
Buffalo BillsAFC EastHighmark Stadium71.608
New England PatriotsAFC EastGillete Stadium65.878
New York JetsAFC EastMetLife Stadium82.500
Denver BroncosAFC West Empower Field76.125
Kansas City ChiefsAFC West Arrowhead Stadium76.416
Los Angeles ChargersAFC West SoFi Stadium70.240
Las Vegas RaidersAFC West Allegiant Stadium65.000
Indianapolis ColtsAFC SouthLucas Oil Stadium67.000
Houston TexansAFC SouthNRG Stadium72.000
Jacksonville JaguarsAFC SouthTIAA Bank Field67.814
Tennessee TitansAFC SouthNissan Stadium69.143
Green Bay PackersNFC NorthLambeau Field81.441
Chicago BearsNFC NorthSoldier Field61.500
Detroit LionsNFC NorthFord Field65.000
Minnesota VikingsNFC NorthU.S. Bank Stadium66.860
Dallas CowboysNFC EastAT&T Stadium80.000
Washington CommandersNFC EastFedExField82.000
New York GiantsNFC EastMetLife Stadium82.500
Philadelphia EaglesNFC EastLincoln Financial Field69.176
Arizona CardinalsNFC West State Farm Stadium63.400
Seattle SeahawksNFC West Lumen Field69.000
Los Angeles RamsNFC West SoFi Stadium70.240
San Fransisco 49ersNFC West Levi´s Stadium68.500
Carolina PanthersNFC South Bank of America Stadium75.523
Atlanda FalconsNFC South Mercedes Benz Stadium71.000
New Orleans SaintsNFC South Ceasars Superdome73.208
Tampa Bay BuccaneersNFC South Raymond James Stadium65.618

Rivalries between the Florida NFL Teams

It doesn’t matter at which league and country you look at, there will always be significant rivalries between clubs depending on history or where the teams located.

This extra rivalry, where each team fights as it were their last game in their career, and the fans would sacrifice anything for a win. For many fans these are the most important games of the season.

Rivalries between the Florida NFL Teams

Florida NFL teams is no difference. But the rivalries is not between the Florida teams, since purely geographical rivalries are rare in the NFL these days. This is because crosstown rivals don’t play each other so often.

Miami Dolphins worst enemies

One of Miami Dolphins worst enemies historically are the Buffalo Bills. This rivalry originates from playing each other over 100 times during the regular seasons since the beginning of the NFL.

Also, the Miami Dolphins won 20 straight games during the 1970s, which of course steamed the Buffalo Bills fans to the breaking point.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers rivalries

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were moved into the same division as New Orleans Saints in 2002 and that was when this rivalry story started. They have met over 60 games in NFL and the meetings are always very heated both on the pitch and on the stands.

Jacksonville Jaguars favorite enemy

The rivalry between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Tennessee Titans really began at the 1999 season. The Jaguars were crushing that year and won almost all games. They won 14 games and lost 2, which both were against the Tennessee Titans.

And more than that, the Titans also kicked out the Jaguars from the Championship that year. These happenings really ignited the rivalry between the teams.

Also, there were allegations that the defensive coordinator in Titans, Gregg Williams, had stolen the playbook from the Jaguars.

Bet on the NFL Playoffs: Where the best teams meet

The NFL Playoffs involve fourteen teams and consist of a single-elimination tournament ending with the Super Bowl. Between 1933 and 1966, the Playoffs would only consist of a single NFL Championship Game.

The playoffs!

After 1967, the playoffs expanded, allowing four teams to qualify for the tournament.

When the league merged with the AFL, the playoffs expanded again, to involve eight teams. They were then expanded to ten and then twelve teams in 1978 and 1990, respectively.

In 2020, the playoffs expended again, allowing fourteen teams to qualify.

Wild Card Teams

Wild Card teams for the NFL are selected by each of the conferences to send to the players. As of this year, each conference will send three wild card teams along with the three division champions according to the NFL rules.

The first round of the playoffs is the ‘Wild Card Round.’ Here, the division champions are awarded a home-field advantage for these games.

Byes

Each NFL team is scheduled one ‘bye week’, usually between weeks four and twelve of the regular season. On occasions when there has been an odd number of teams in the league, then teams may be granted two bye weeks for the season.

This happened in 1966 and 1967 after the addition of the Miami Dolphins.

Best NFL Teams to Bet on

There are so many top-performing teams competing in the NFL. This begs the question, who are the best NFL teams.

Bettors want to know which teams are at the top of their game and find a reasonable betting odds to place their bets on. Read on to find out more about the best teams in NFL history.

Performance: Based on the previous history

Based on Super Bowl wins, the top teams in NFL history are the New England Patriots and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Each of these teams has six Super Bowl victories under their belt.

The New England Patriots gain the top spot for the best NFL team in history. This is based on their 11 appearances in Super Bowls, three more than the Steelers.

Their most recent victory was in 2018, and the team is in favor of another potential win this year.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

There are three NFL teams in Florida.

  • Miami Dolphins
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Jacksonville Jaguars

Both Florida and California has three NFL teams each.

There are three NFL teams in Florida because the interest for American Football has always been huge in the state.

More than that, Florida state has a lot of money which makes it more interesting to place a NFL team in Florida.
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