2 Minute Warning?
An NFL game lasts 60 actual minutes televised over the course of about 3 hours. Did you ever think about the amount of time that the ball is actually in play during the game? Surprisingly, the average length of time that the ball is actually in play during the course of a single football game is 12 minutes, or only 7% of the time. The other 93% of the time, we are witnessing commercials, time-outs, huddles, unruly fans and so on – in other words, the busyness of football, not the business of football! The business of football is to move the ball and score touchdowns.