Madden NFL: Football by the Numbers

EA Sports Discovery Education NFLPA
Tackle angles with our new back-to-school lesson plan! View Lesson

About The Program

EA SPORTS, Madden NFL, the NFL Players Association and Discovery Education are proud to partner on EA SPORTS Madden NFL: Football By The Numbers, an engaging educational program designed to harness students’ love for football to engage them in key math and science concepts.

LEARN math concepts through the NEW lesson plan and discover which math and science concepts are involved in the many offensive and defensive tactics utilized by coaches and players.

EXPLORE the headquarters of EA Sports with our archived Virtual Field Trip.

PLAY the Digital Interactive and tackle the game-time decisions necessary to ensure success for your team.

Educator Resources


Madden NFL: Football by the Numbers presents a one-of-a-kind opportunity to harness your students’ passion for sports and translate it into a passion for STEAM!

Have your students relive their favorite in-game moments with our second new elementary lesson plan! The newest lesson has students explore how angles play an important factor in the geometry of the game. Educators can also download the place value system elementary lesson plan, or a STEM Career Challenge which engages students of all ages in scenario-based learning about STEM career pathways at EA Sports Madden NFL.

Transport your class now to the headquarters of EA Sports with our archived Virtual Field Trip! Your students will explore the roles of engineers, animators, designers, analysts and producers in igniting the emotion of sports, as you immerse your class in an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to design the world's coolest games.

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Launch Interactive

EA Madden Football By The Numbers

Presented with on-the-field scenarios and challenges faced by the NFL’s best players and coaches, it’s your job to make the informed, real-time decisions necessary to win the game! Design strategies for running the most effective play by using your math and science knowledge, and then it’s up to you to make the call. Get started

Family Resources

EA SPORTS, the NFL Players Association, and Discovery Education had so much fun bringing the excitement of Football By The Numbers and Washington Redskins football to Chantilly, VA!

Click here to see photo booth shots from this engaging, football-filled community night.

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NFL Teams and Players: Download The Football By The Numbers Toolkit filled with resources to promote STEM in your community.