One of two conferences making up the National Football League (NFL). The NFC is currently made up of 16 teams, 13 of which originated from the 1970 merger with the American Football League (AFL).
The NFC is currently comprised of the following teams:
New York Giants
Green Bay Packers
New Orleans Saints
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
St. Louis Rams
San Francisco 49ers
The George Halas trophy and a berth in the Super Bowl are awarded to the team that wins the NFC Championship game.