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NFL To Ponder Playoff Expansion; Goodell: 14 To 16 Teams

Not so elite? Half of the league’s 32 teams would make the playoffs if the system were to expand to 16 slots.


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Goodell Reportedly Open To Eliminating Kickoffs; Schiano Proposes Radical Alternative

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who has dealt with his fair share of controversy since taking over for Paul Tagliabue, told TIME Magazine that he might consider eliminating kickoffs.


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NFL Passes New Pad Rules For Players

The NFL has made thigh and knee pads mandatory equipment for the 2013 season.


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NFL Lockout: League, Players Wrap Talks Until May 16

The NFL and its players opened a fourth day of court-ordered talks Wednesday as the lockout reached its 40th day with few signs of progress so far.


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As NFL Lockout Looms, League Owners Huddle Up

With less than 48 hours left until the NFL’s labor deal expires, there are far more questions than answers floating around. Will the owners lock out the players? Will the 2011 NFL season be jeopardized?