Add Tony Dungy to the list of folks who don't think an 18-game schedule is in the league's best interest, writes Ryan Wilson for CBSSports.com Tuesday.
"I think it would be a mistake," Dungy told PFT Live on Wednesday. "I think one of the things that's great about the NFL now is every game matters. You've got these tight races, 16 games is a lot. You want to get into the playoffs, you want people to be ready to play meaningful games in January. I'm watching the NBA playoffs now and you see the effects of this long season. Kawhi Leonard limping up and down the floor, Kevin Durant out, Klay Thompson may be out, that's not what people want to see in the playoffs. We'd get some of the same thing if you add more games. I don't think it'd be good for the players. I don't think it'd be good for the product."
The Football Fan’s Diet agrees: Not interested in an 18 game season. It seems like the play will get watered down and the sport over the course of a 16 season is gruelling enough. 2 more games equates to more head injuries to for the players. We don’t see how that would be mitigated, unless you start expanding roosters, with less skilled players.
Other experts disagree too. Here is Boomer Esiason talking about why an 18 game regular NFL season is a dumb idea.
Video: Boomer talks 18-game NFL Season
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