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Who will survive the grueling regular season and advance to the playoff NFL brackets? Get complimentary NFL brackets, Super Bowl squares and much more right here.

NFL 54 Playoffs Template

Keeping track of your favorite teams is no easy task; you’re going to need help this year if you don’t want to keep your eye off the TV. The free NFL 54 Playoffs Template can help you track your teams with ease, using the tried and true method of bracket matching to shows who’s playing who. The template also tracks who won the previous game. Many people have used this template to make probable calculations for the Super Bowl winner. How you customize and use this template is completely up to you. You’re the king of football this year. Just follow the instructions below to learn how to download and use the document right now.

Using the NFL 54 Playoffs Template

Downloading the free document is as simple as clicking the link we have provided for you at the bottom of this page.

The free NFL 54 Playoffs Template will then give you a bracketed system in which to enter the teams that will be facing off first this year.

The template itself allows you to enter teams for both the AFC and the NFC and even includes options for wildcards.

When you have entered the teams you need for this template, you will simply continue through the bracket, following the games along the way, and make your way to the championship box, where the winning team will be entered.

If you want to print this document and fill out the information instead, then scroll back to the top of the page and click the “File” tab, and then the “Print” option that will appear.

You can use this free template to follow your favorite teams to victory this year with ease. No more added features that just makes following along much more difficult, this template is simple and straight to the point so you can get back to watching the action!

Download: NFL 54 Playoffs

2020 NFL Playoffs Template

The bracket sheet you need if you consider yourself a true fan of football. This free template has everything you need to track the progress of your favorite team as they play their opponents. The simple document takes all the hassle and struggle, out of the sport that would otherwise distract you from what you love, watching the game. You will get a simple PDF document that you will just print out and then enter the information required as you watch through the season. If you’re ready to get started today, just read the guide given below. It really is that easy!

2020 NFL Playoffs Template Instructions

The first step will be to download the free template file to your computer. To download the free template today, just scroll to the bottom of this page and click the link at the bottom of this page.

Now, since the document is a simple PDF template, you will first need to print the sheet. To print your newly downloaded document, click the “File” tab above and then select the “Print” option from the list displayed below.

With your physical copy, you can enter the teams who are to face off in the brackets system as shown.

You are probably familiar with this structure. All you need to do is enter the names of each team next to the team they are to face off against first. As the teams continue to be eliminated through the season, you will progress the winners further and further until the final round.

There really is nothing to this template. You have all the tools you need to track your teams and make sure you’re up-to-date.

This template is the perfect tool for football fans to monitor the progress of the Super Bowl on their own terms, in a way that’s simple and won’t distract you from the game itself.

Download: 2020-nfl-playoffs

Super Bowl 2020

In 2005, NFL owners voted to award Super Bowl 2020 to Kansas City, Missouri. However, a pair of sales taxes in Jackson County had to be passed in order to win the bid for the big game. One of the taxes was to help construct a rolling roof for Arrowhead Stadium, but the measure did not pass. As a result, the Chiefs pulled their request to host the game.

Super Bowl 2020

Super Bowl 2020 will mark the third time the state of Arizona and the greater metropolitan Phoenix area will host the big game. The Super Bowl first came to the desert in 1996, when the Dallas Cowboys clashed with the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XXX. The game was played at the home of the Arizona State football team, Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe.

Larry Brown had two big interceptions in the second half and the Cowboys went on to down the Steelers, 27-17. Brown was named the Most Valuable Player of the game, which featured six future Hall of Famers.

Super Bowl 2020 will be the first title bout in the desert since the epic matchup between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 54

The Pats entered the game a perfect 18-0 on the season and were a 12-point favorite over the Giants. The Patriots took a 14-10 lead with 2:42 left in the fourth quarter, but Eli Manning found Plaxico Burress on a 13-yard touchdown pass with 35 seconds left to give the Giants a stunning 17-14 win. The game-winning drive was highlighted by David Tyree’s catch in which he pinned the ball against his helmet as he went to the ground.

Download: 2020 Super Bowl Squares

2000 NFL Draft

The Cleveland Browns selected Penn State defensive end Courtney Brown with the top overall pick in the 2000 NFL Draft. Brown would go on to spend his first five NFL seasons with the Browns, but only appeared in only 47 games during that span. Brown finished his NFL career with 156 tackles, six forced fumbles and 19 sacks.

Brown became only the 11th defensive lineman to ever be taken with the top pick in the draft.

Top Ten Picks of the 2000 NFL Draft

Brown’s Penn State teammate and linebacker LaVar Arrington was taken by the Washington Redskins with the second overall pick in the 2000 NFL Draft. The Redskins also had the third pick and used it on offensive tackle Chris Samuels. At number four, the Cincinnati Bengals selected Florida State wide receiver Peter Warrick. The Baltimore Ravens rounded out the top five by selecting Tennessee running back Jamal Lewis.

The top 10 was rounded out by:

  1. Philadelphia Eagles – Corey Simon (DT, Florida State)
  2. Arizona Cardinals – Thomas Jones (RB, Virginia)
  3. Pittsburgh Steelers – Plaxico Burress (WR, Michigan State)
  4. Chicago Bears – Brian Urlacher (LB, New Mexico)
  5. Baltimore Ravens – Travis Taylor (WR, Florida)

Eight future Pro Bowlers were taken with picks 12-19 in the first round of the 2000 NFL Draft. Defensive end Shaun Ellis, fellow defensive end John Abraham, tight end Bubba Franks, cornerback Deltha O’Neal, linebacker Julian Peterson, kicker Sebastian Janikowski, quarterback Chad Pennington and running back Shaun Alexander were all taken consecutively in round one.

The 2000 NFL Draft is perhaps best remembered for the selection of Tom Brady. The New England Patriots selected the Michigan quarterback with the 199th overall pick in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft. There were six quarterbacks drafted ahead of Brady: Pennington, Giovanni Carmazzi, Chris Redman, Tee Martin, Marc Bulger and Spergon Wynn.

Notes from the 2000 NFL Draft

“Mr. Irrelevant” of the 2000 NFL Draft was Northwestern State safety Mike Green, who was taken by the Chicago Bears with the 254th overall pick. Green went on to play for the Bears, Seahawks and Redskins over nine NFL seasons.

Notable players who weren’t selected in the 2000 NFL Draft include center Shaun O’Hara, wide receiver Michael Lewis, kicker Shayne Graham and defensive end Adewale Ogunleye.

Download: 2000 NFL Draft

2001 NFL Draft

The Atlanta Falcons selected Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Vick with the top overall pick in the first round of the 2001 NFL Draft. Vick would appear in eight games in his rookie season before starting in 15 in 2002. Vick guided the Falcons to three division titles before serving prison time for his role in a dogfighting ring after the 2006 season. Upon his release, Vick joined the Philadelphia Eagles.

Vick was one of 11 quarterbacks selected in the 2001 NFL Draft.

Top Ten Picks of the 2001 NFL Draft

With the second overall pick in the 2001 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals selected Texas guard Leonard Davis, who was the first of many future Pro Bowlers selected in round one. At number three, the Cleveland Browns selected Florida defensive tackle Gerard Warren. Defensive end Justin Smith went number four to the Cincinnati Bengals, while the San Diego Chargers selected future Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson fifth.

The top 10 was rounded out by:

  1. New England Patriots – Richard Seymour (DT, Georgia)
  2. San Francisco 49ers – Andre Carter (DE, California)
  3. Chicago Bears – David Terrell (WR, Michigan)
  4. Seattle Seahawks – Koren Robinson (WR, NC State)
  5. Green Bay Packers – Jamal Reynolds (DE, Florida State)

Several future Pro Bowlers were selected after the top 10 in the first round of the 2001 NFL Draft, including defensive tackle Marcus Stroud, wide receiver Santana Moss, guard Steve Hutchinson, defensive tackle Casey Hampton, cornerback Nate Clements, running back Deuce McAllister, running back Michael Bennett, wide receiver Reggie Wayne, and tight end Todd Heap.

With the first pick of the second round, the San Diego Chargers selected quarterback Drew Brees. Kyle Vanden Bosch, Alge Crumpler, Chad Johnson, Kendrell Bell, Kris Jenkins, Aaron Schobel, Matt Light, Chris Chambers, Travis Henry and Shaun Rogers also went in the second round. Wide receiver T. J. Houshmandzadeh lasted all the way until the seventh round.

Notes from the 2001 NFL Draft

A total of 246 players were taken in the 2001 NFL Draft. “Mr. Irrelevant” was BYU tight end Tevita Ofahengaue, who was taken by the Cardinals with pick number 246. Notable players who weren’t selected in the 2001 NFL Draft include kicker Jay Feely, fellow kicker Rob Bironas and linebacker Antonio Pierce.

Download: 2001 NFL Draft

2002 NFL Draft

The Houston Texans were on the clock for the first time as a franchise during the 2002 NFL Draft. With the number-one overall pick, the Texans selected Fresno State quarterback David Carr. As an expansion team, the Texans were awarded the top choice in the 2002 NFL Draft. Despite helping the Texans win their first-ever regular season game (19-10 over the Dallas Cowboys), Houston collected only four victories in Carr’s rookie season. Carr was also sacked a single-season record 76 times.

Carr was one of 15 quarterbacks selected in the 2002 NFL Draft.

Top Ten Picks of the 2002 NFL Draft

The only future Pro Bowler selected in the top five was North Carolina defensive end Julius Peppers, who was taken by the Carolina Panthers second overall. At number three, the Detroit Lions selected Oregon quarterback Joey Harrington. The Buffalo Bills took offensive tackle Mike Williams fourth, while the San Diego Chargers selected cornerback Quentin Jammer fifth.

The top 10 was rounded out by:

  1. Kansas City Chiefs – Ryan Sims (DT, North Carolina)
  2. Minnesota Vikings – Bryant McKinnie (OT, Miami)
  3. Dallas Cowboys – Roy Williams (SS, Oklahoma)
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars – John Henderson (DT, Tennessee)
  5. Cincinnati Bengals – Levi Jones (OT, Arizona State)

Several Pro Bowlers were taken after the top 10 in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, including tight end Jeremy Shockey, defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth, wide receiver Javon Walker, cornerback Lito Sheppard and safety Ed Reed. Notable players selected in the second round include Andre Gurode, LeCharles Bentley and Clinton Portis.

Notes from the 2002 NFL Draft

A total of 261 players were selected in the 2002 NFL Draft, an astounding 53 of which were defensive backs. Another 34 wide receivers, 27 linebackers, 24 defensive ends and 23 tight ends were also selected. “Mr. Irrelevant” of the 2002 NFL Draft was UNLV defensive tackle Ahmad Miller, who was taken by the Texans with the 261st overall pick.

A number of notable players went on to make the Pro Bowl after going undrafted in 2002. Linebacker Bart Scott, safety Ryan Clark and linebacker James Harrison all went unselected in the 2002 NFL Draft.

Download: 2002 NFL Draft

Super Bowl Squares

A Super Bowl squares pool or contest can add even more excitement to the big game. The winners in a squares pool or contest are determined by the score at the end of each quarter or the game. Continue reading to understand how a Super Bowl squares contest works and how you can run your own in February. The information published below is for entertainment purposes only.

Running a Super Bowl Squares Contest

There are a few different types of football squares pools. The most popular is with a blank 10-by-10 grid that contains 100 empty squares. The participants in the contest will put their names in the individual boxes until all 100 of them have been filled.

Participants are usually free to choose any square they wish because it’s a completely random draw. While the teams can be placed on the sheet while players are picking their boxes, the numbers won’t be revealed until later so no one will have an unfair advantage in the contest. One team will go across the horizontal line and the other will go across the vertical line

Lastly, you will have to generate the number coordinates. You can generate the numbers automatically online or you can place the numbers 0-9 in a hat and draw them at random. Once generated, place the numbers in the corresponding box.

That’s it! Your Super Bowl squares contest is set and all you need is kickoff.

Super Bowl Squares Prizes

Once the field is set and kickoff is on the horizon, you have to determine how prizes will be handed out. Some enjoy handing out prizes to winners at the end of each quarter. Some like a winner-take-all approach at the end of the game. With a Super Bowl squares contest, every single play in the biggest game of the year has meaning!

Download: Super Bowl Squares

2020 Super Bowl Party Games

Super Bowl Sunday is a time where millions of people gather for parties across America. More than 100-millon people watched the Super Bowl in 2012, but not everyone in attendance is there for the biggest football game of the season. If you’re in search of ways to keep the party going for non-football fans or if the game turns out to be a dud, Super Bowl party games can help get everyone involved.

2020 Super Bowl Party Games: Squares

The most popular of all the Super Bowl party games is the squares contest. This pool doesn’t require 100 different people to participate, but the most popular form of the game utilizes a 100-square grid. Participants will write their name in each one of the boxes until the grid is full. The scores at the end of quarters and at the end of the games will determine the winners.

For example, the final score at the end of Super Bowl XLVI was New York Giants 21, New England Patriots 17. The winner would be the person in the box that has Giants 1, Patriots 7. Typical prizes for winners include Super Bowl shirts, hats, and of course, cash.

Super Bowl Party Games: Prop Pool

A much more involved party game is a Super Bowl prop bets contest. In this contest, participants will fill out a questionnaire. Some of the questions include picking the winner of the game and who will be the game’s Most Valuable Player. Other questions include who will win the coin toss, how many total points will be score, and how much the winning team will win by.

The participant with the most correct answers at the end of the game will be the winner. In the event of a tie, the final score can be used to determine the winner.

Download: Super Bowl Party Games

2020 Super Bowl Squares Rules

A Super Bowl squares pool is one of the most popular contests during the day of the big game. However, some people have never heard of the pool, let alone know the Super Bowl squares rules. It is important to note that the following information published on this page is for entertainment purposes only.

2020 Super Bowl Squares Rules

There are a few different variations of a squares pool, but the most common involves a 10-by-10 grid that includes 100 blank boxers. The Super Bowl squares rules for this pool are very simple. The numbers 0-9 will eventually go across the vertical line and horizontal line of the squares sheet. These numbers will be determined later so that no one will have a perceived unfair advantage.

The person in charge of the pool will encourage co-workers, friends and family to join the pool until all the squares are filled up. Once the squares are filled, the participants in the Super Bowl will be added to the two lines of the grid. Determining which team goes where is not an important part of the Super Bowl squares rules.

Next, it’s time to generate the number coordinates. This can be done a number of ways, including by picking numbers out of a hat, using a deck of cards or by randomly selecting them online. The numbers are placed in the corresponding box to complete the grid.

2020 Super Bowl Squares Rules: Winners

Winners are determined using the score at the end of each quarter, half or the full game. Let’s say the NFC team has 14 points and the AFC team has 13 points. If you have the box that has 4 and 3, you win. Who is winning and losing is irrelevant for this pool, only the actual numbers in the score matter.

Typically, smaller prizes are awarded to the winners of quarters and the first half. The biggest prize is usually given to winner at the end of the game.

Download: 2013 Super Bowl Squares

2003 NFL Draft

The Cincinnati Bengals selected Carson Palmer with the top overall pick in the 2003 NFL Draft. Palmer joined the Bengals after winning the Heisman Trophy while at USC in 2002. Despite being taken at the top of the 2003 NFL Draft, Palmer didn’t play at all during his rookie season. He became the full-time starter in Cincinnati in 2004.

Palmer was one of 13 quarterbacks selected in the 2003 NFL Draft.

Top Ten Picks of the 2003 NFL Draft

The Detroit Lions held the second overall pick in the 2003 NFL Draft and used it to select wide receiver Charles Rogers. Another wide receiver went at number three, as the Houston Texans took Miami’s Andre Johnson. At number four, the New York Jets selected Kentucky defensive tackle Dewayne Robertson. Kansas State cornerback Terence Newman went fifth to the Dallas Cowboys.

The top 10 was rounded out by:

  1. New Orleans Saints – Jonathan Sullivan (DT, Georgia)
  2. Jacksonville Jaguars – Byron Leftwich (QB, Marshall)
  3. Carolina Panthers – Jordan Gross (OT, Utah)
  4. Minnesota Vikings – Kevin Williams (DT, Oklahoma State)
  5. Baltimore Ravens – Terrell Suggs (DE/LB, Arizona State)

Several future Pro Bowlers were selected outside the top 10 in the first round, including Troy Polamalu, Jeff Faine, Willis McGahee, Dallas Clark, Larry Johnson and Nnamdi Asomugha. The second round was responsible for producing seven future Pro Bowlers. Charles Tillman, Jon Stinchcomb, Rashean Mathis, E.J. Henderson, Ken Hamlin, Anquan Boldin and Osi Umenyiora all went in round two.

Notes from the 2003 NFL Draft

A total of 262 picks were made in the 2003 NFL Draft, a whopping 49 of which were defensive backs. Another 36 picks were wide receivers, while 30 linebackers, 24 defensive ends, 24 defensive tackles and 23 running backs came off the board. “Mr. Irrelevant” of the 2003 NFL Draft was wide receiver Ryan Hoag, who was selected by the Raiders with the 262nd overall pick.

Several notable future Pro Bowlers went undrafted in 2003, including quarterback Tony Romo. Tight end Antonio Gates, linebacker Brandon Ayanbadejo and safety Quintin Mikell were also undrafted free agents after the 2003 NFL Draft.

Download: 2003 NFL Draft

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