NFL: You Are 16 Going On 17


Published: March 26, 2009


... >In August, the NFL is getting ready for September. Preseason games are special for those players who don't see a lot of playing time, or for the rookies to show themselves to the coach. Starters might play one or two series, except if you’re LaDainian Tomlinson, just to get back in the flow of the game.

But how important is the preseason? Most fans don't even tune in to see if their team won...even the hardcore ones. They like good football, and preseason football is sloppy, and boring. I mean, who wants to watch players that have no chance making the final roster?

So instead of 16 games, Roger wants 17, and it makes sense. It will result in a major improvement in quality because the NFL will be playing more games that actually matter and less that don't.

Players will be expected to earn more money for playing in more games. This could be either good or bad for some teams. Teams that have a higher salary cap will ...

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