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  • Howcheng added the item about the National Football League two and a half months ago (so presumably, it's never appeared before), calling it "the world's highest professional level of American football". This is literally true so it's not WP:PUFFERY but it still strikes me as less than ideal. Anyone else? Perhaps instead note that it's now the most popular sports league in the US? —⁠ (talk) 14:51, 19 August 2019 (UTC)
    • The NFL is just about the only professional level of the sport (see American_football#Leagues_and_tournaments), so this is damning with faint praise. 'Most popular' would be difficult, because baseball has more total attendees (plays far more games in a season) and Nascar gets more to a single event (much larger venues). Can someone more familiar with the sport come up with a better blurb? Modest Genius talk 15:36, 19 August 2019 (UTC)
  • Can we just remove the word "professional"? The world's highest level of American football is true, and doesn't have the same issue. Best Wishes, Lee Vilenski (talkcontribs) 16:14, 19 August 2019 (UTC)
  • It doesn't need any trumpeting superlatives or hyperbole. At the time it was created, it was simply the national association for American football in the United States which went on to be the NFL. Say that. No more required. The Rambling Man (Staying alive since 2005!) 16:22, 19 August 2019 (UTC)

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