Another Solution To the NFL Scheduling Conflict

June 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Lately, all the recent talk from both the players and the league offices seems to come to the idea of reducing the preseason and adding to the regular season.  
Many players seem dead set against it, even though it might put a little more coin in their pocket.  
Future Hall of Famers like Tom Brady and Ray Lewis cite the additional wear and tear on the player by lengthening the season, that, in essence, shortens careers. 
I have one other take on the subject that they are neglecting to mention: more meaningless games at the END of the year.  
Once teams that tend to wrap up their divisions earlier like Indianapolis, Minnesota, and New Orleans get that division wrapped up, there's an even greater chance they tank or "mail in" the final two or three games instead of just the last one as they do now.  
I agree, though, that the preseason is long and not very useful, so I want to throw my hat in the ring and suggest a compromise of sorts. &...

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