How Long do NFL Games Last?
An NFL game usually lasts 60 minutes, broken into four 15-minute quarters. If both teams are tied at the end of regulation, they then go into overtime (the rules for which are provided above).
How Long is Halftime in the NFL?
The halftime break in NFL games usually lasts around 12 minutes, though for major events like the Super Bowl halftime is extended to allow for more activities like musical performances.
How to Watch NFL Games?
NFL games are typically played on Thursday nights, Sunday afternoons, Sunday nights, and Monday nights. There may also be games played on a Saturday due to holidays. Different channels and stream services have rights to air games during a particular time slot:
Monday Night Football: ESPN, ESPN+ (streaming)
Thursday Night Football: NFL Network, FOX, Amazon Prime (streaming)
Sunday afternoon games: FOX/CBS, Tubi/Paramount+ (streaming)
Sunday Night Football: NBC, Peacock (streaming)