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Breesus
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Member since Jan 2010
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re: Make him stop! Goodell wants to expand....

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Imagine having wildcard games played between two teams with losing records.


Yeah but imagine the money. And the TV contracts. And the fans who would come into the NFL because in today's day and age, everyone deserves a shot and a trophy. In 20 years thwere will be no contact, no winners or loser, and every game will end in a tie, every team will make the playoffs and at the end of the season no one wins.


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RonFNSwanson
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
University of LSU
Member since Mar 2012
16203 posts

re: Make him stop! Goodell wants to expand....
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but the only way the players can survive an 18 games schedule + playoffs is if the league bans tackling.



don't let them hear you, it might happen


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goatmilker
LSU Fan
2014 drunkin Bobby award winner!
Member since Feb 2009
23196 posts

re: Make him stop! Goodell wants to expand....
The league is trying to secure all the money it can because they believe a huge payout is possible with the lawsuits over concussions.
The 32 are very worried about the courts digging into their pockets. I have no doubt the playoff teams will increase for the benifit of the fans and player safety of course


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jeff5891
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Aug 2011
7015 posts

re: Make him stop! Goodell wants to expand....
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the number of playoff teams to 14 or even 16! Bad idea!

Somebody shoot this man.



This was Goodell's quote:
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"If I cant have an 18 game schedule I'll just make the whole league qualify for the playoffs"
This post was edited on 12/13 at 9:19 am


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BobBoucher
LSU Fan
Overland Park, KS
Member since Jan 2008
4174 posts

re: Make him stop! Goodell wants to expand....
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the number of playoff teams to 14 or even 16! Bad idea!


not if he can do it this year! we'd have a shot!


other than that... fricking awful. first eliminating kickoffs... now this?

Goodell is either just trying to change the subject get the negative spotliight off bountygate, player deaths, and concussions, or he's a fricking moron.
This post was edited on 12/13 at 9:59 am


liquid rabbit
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re: Make him stop! Goodell wants to expand....
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Goodell is either just trying to change the subject get the negative spotliight off bountygate, player deaths, and concussions, or he's a fricking moron.


Both.


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lsutigers1992
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Mar 2006
14076 posts

re: Make him stop! Goodell wants to expand....
This is just a desperate, transparent attempt to change the subject, as Florio says.

Remember how he waited to announce the Payton punishment until 5 minutes after Tebow was traded to the Jets?


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JabarkusRussell
Member since Jul 2009
10293 posts

re: Make him stop! Goodell wants to expand....
Half the teams making the playoffs is why the NBA and NHL suck. MLB finally got it right and the NFL has had it right.


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hairydude
LSU Fan
Hot Springs AR
Member since Nov 2008
66 posts

re: Make him stop! Goodell wants to expand....
Let everyone play 20 games (16+3+1) and give everyone a trophy for participation.


WinnPtiger
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Arlington
Member since Mar 2011
5049 posts

re: Make him stop! Goodell wants to expand....
This post was edited on 12/14 at 12:47 am


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Jcorye1
Rutgers Fan
Deflating Footballs For Tom
Member since Dec 2007
36108 posts

re: Make him stop! Goodell wants to expand....
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The last year has been a nightmare for the NFL for bad press.



Goodell is lucky as hell Bettman is still doing his best to frick over the NHL.


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