an nfl game can end in a tie after 4 regular quarters of play 15 minutes per half after than you must win in 2 periods of 15 minute overtime if there is no score it ends in a tie.
Yes. If neither team is able to score after the first overtime period then the game ends in a tie
There can not be a tie at the end of the regular time period of the game. If there is, the teams play overtime. If neither team scores in overtime (15 minutes) in regular season, the game ends in a tie. There are no ties in the playoffs.
The St. Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers played the last tie in the NFL regular season (November 11, 2012 - the game ended at 24-24).
The NFL has not abandoned the tie game. According to the rules (found at the NFL's web site in their rules digest) a tie game occurs during preseason and regular season games if neither team scores after a 15 minute sudden death quarter. The maximum is one period. With the advent of sudden death, the tie game has nearly vanished from the game but it does happen.
If a regular season NFL game ends in a tie after four quarters, a maximum of one overtime period will be played. The first team that scores in the overtime period is declared the winner. If neither team scores in the overtime period, the game is declared a tie.
There was no overtime for NFL regular season games in 1943. If the fourth quarter ended and the game was tied, the game was over and recorded as a tie.
The Philadelphia Eagles and Cincinnati Bengals played the last tie in the NFL regular season (November 16, 2008 - the game ended at 13-13).
The time ran out in over time their is no double overtime in the nfl ,,, if no one scores in over time then the game is a tie
Yes, the Philadelphia Eagles and Cincinnati Bengals played the last tie in the NFL regular season (November 16, 2008 - the game ended at 13-13).
The NFL record for fewest first downs in a game by both teams is 7 in a game between the Chicago Cardinals and Detroit Lions in 1940. The game ended in a 0-0 tie.