Memo to the NFL: Add a Playoff Round, Not Regular Season Games


Published: March 28, 2009


... a gold-mine staring itself in the face, and they don't know it.

Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to create a longer regular season.  It would happen by essentially transforming one or two preseason games into regular season games.

The intent behind such a move would be two fold; to create more revenue through ticket sales and television marketing, and to allow fans the opportunity to see their star players play more often instead of the backups.

With the Patriots out of the playoffs, I chose to follow the Cardinals and their chance at making a run at a Super Bowl victory.

They surprised everybody, and if not for a great last-minute drive, they would have won the Super Bowl.

So my idea is simple.

Instead of adding regular season games for every team, where the regular season would likely end with quite a few meaningless games, just take the idea of more games and&nb...

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