Extending The NFL Regular Season A Marketing Proposal, Detrimental To Players

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Published: March 26, 2009


... for 30 seconds of advertisement(s) during the Super Bowl last month (which had a whopping 90 million viewers) goes to show that the NFL isn't doing too horrible money-wise, it would seem.

So, the subject Roger Goodell brought up concerning the expansion of the NFL regular season from 16 games to 17 or 18 or more during the NFL's owner's meeting in Dana Point, Calif. this week is of utmost importance...and concern.

“What we're trying to do is ... improve the quality of what we're doing,” Goodell said. “There is a strongly held view (among owners) and with our fans that they don't believe preseason games are up to our standards. By swapping preseason games for regular-season games, it's a very positive change for our fans.”

Sure, NFL fans would love to see their favorite teams for another game or two before it's all said and done 'til August, but the teams that are due to play in the playoffs the week or weeks after the regular season has fin...

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