AFC

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American Football Conference

AFC is an acronym for the Atlantic Football Conference. It is one of the two conferences (along with the NFC) that make up the NFL, the most popular sporting organization in the United States.

The AFC and NFC function similar to the AL and NL leagues in MLB. The conference contains 16 of the 32 football teams, the NFC holds the other 16 teams. It was created in 1970 and consists of the East, West, North, and South divisions. The winner of the conference plays the winner of the NFC in the Super Bowl in the playoffs to crown the champion.

Example

"Which conference do you think will be tougher this year, AFC or NFC?
Basically a coin flip IMO."
The 16 teams under the red "A" belong to the AFC

The 16 teams under the red "A" belong to the AFC

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Last Updated: January 23, 2017

Meaning 2

Away from computer

An acronym that should probably be stated AFK (away from keyboard), since AFK is recognized so much more widely than AFC; sometimes seen as part of an automated away response.

Example

"Hey, r u there?
AFC, leave a msg."

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Last Updated: June 25, 2014

Meaning 3

Away from controller

An acronym similar to AFK, but means the player is away from his or her video game controller instead of a keyboard.

Example

"AFC for a min...brb."

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Last Updated: July 15, 2014

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