• NFL needs to tread lightly on playoff expansion

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated May 20, 2014
    But it’s still too early to flip the switch on playoff expansion. Unless such a deal with the NFLPA can be struck, playoff expansion won’t happen. Support for expansion of the NFL playoffs is ample, but owners will not push for postseason additions until 2015. It’s too early primarily because the NFLPA has yet to sign off on two extra playoff teams, which would result in two extra playoff games. It also makes sense for the NFL to secure estimates from the various networks about what they would pay for the ability to broadcast one or two more postseason games on wild-card weekend, which likely would land on Sunday night and Monday night.
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      Support for expansion of the NFL playoffs is ample, but owners will not push for postseason additions until 2015.
    • Owners table playoff expansion talk until fall meeting

      Not only are the NFL owners going to walk a fine line, they’re going to walk it later. According to Jim Corbett of USA Today, owners are tabling any further discussion of playoff expansion until their fall meeting, which kills any idea that it might hav…
  • Jerry Jones keeps hoping for playoff expansion to help his mediocre Cowboys

    Jerry Jones joked on Monday about voting for playoff expansion because it might help his Dallas Cowboys get in the playoffs. Har har. A bit awkward, but whatever. Then he repeated the same thing on Tuesday and it's harder to tell if he's joking. For all…
    Source: yahoo.com
  • NFLPA fires playoff expansion warning shot over workers comp

    As NFL owners gather in Atlanta to discuss among other things playoff expansion, the head of the players union is doing some quality saber rattling. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith told Tom Pelissero of USA Today that the union was prepared to …

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