Discussion Board
Welcome Guest! You can login or register. Login or Register.

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
wpr  
#1 Posted : Thursday, March 20, 2014 11:36:14 AM(UTC)
Quote:
Eric Winston, the newly elected president of the NFL Players Association, has vowed not to let the league expand to an 18-game season on his watch.

"I can tell you [going from] 16 to 18's dead in the water," Winston told USA Today Sports on Wednesday. "I won't let it happen. I don't think any of these other guys are going to let it happen. It's a safety issue."

As for an expanded playoff field, Winston was less definitive in his response, saying there were many more questions that would need to be addressed.


Of course it won't happen. Not unless the players somehow got a bigger payday for the extra games.
beast  
#2 Posted : Thursday, March 20, 2014 2:42:48 PM(UTC)


I've wonder if they might try going to a 18 week season with 16 games and 2 bye weeks.

That would make another week of football (which should mean more $$$ from TV deal (after the current deal runs out)).

Also should give the players more time to heal/recover from the last game.

It's a win-win other than maybe for the fans who would have to deal with another bye week for their team (aka football week with your team not playing).


And if they could schedule it so every team has a bye week before every Thursday night game.

So instead of asking playing to play on Sunday an Thursday with little time to recover between they could have a bye week then Thursday night game giving players more then the normal 7 days to heal both before and after the Thursday night game.
wpr  
#3 Posted : Thursday, March 20, 2014 8:11:07 PM(UTC)
i have been an advocate of the Bye week before a Th game for a few years. It would work with 2 byes. The teams that fly to London could get their bye after London.
PackFanWithTwins  
#4 Posted : Friday, March 21, 2014 5:19:43 AM(UTC)
This leader of the NFLPA needs to check his attitude and learn his role. It is not up to him as to whether to allow or not allow anything, his job is to represent the will of the Players. If the players were to agree to 18 games, than he should not stand in the way.

Players care about the money, if the monetary compensation is there, I doubt players would say no.
Rss Feed
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error

Fan Shout
Cheesey (1m) : Rodgers would have hit open guys. The game plan wouldn't have killed us. Less 3 and outs, and maybe some scores.
beast (39m) : Rodgers wouldn't of abandon attepting to get the ball to Nelson and Adams.
Zero2Cool (53m) : Rodgers with that game plan would have came up short too.
beast (2h) : Yeah the Packers defense got wore out... being on the field so long. Giving longer breathers than 3&out would of helped a lot IMO.
Cheesey (2h) : There wouldn't have been so many 3 and outs, thus keeping our D off the field.
Cheesey (2h) : True, but with the low score we would have had a chance with Rodgers behind center.
Zero2Cool (3h) : Brees is a damn good QB, not giving Capers a pass, not even close.
Zero2Cool (3h) : Saints kicked Packers ass with Rodgers too.
Cheesey (3h) : That's just it. Rodgers needs a DEFENSE as well. And without him, there is NO chance.
beast (4h) : Just fire everyone! Rodgers can do it without them! Hell trade for the healthy Browns players!
Cheesey (6h) : Capers needs to GO. So do players that can't cut it.
Zero2Cool (7h) : Capers presser summed up? INjuries are why we suck. (shut up, coach and adapt)
Zero2Cool (7h) : nearly crapped myself hearing dom capers talk, forgot to close the tab after mccarthy haha
Zero2Cool (7h) : McCarthy said the communication was not good enough on defense yesterday. Injuries in secondary have complicated substitution patterns.
Zero2Cool (7h) : McCarthy again says "I believe in him"... sorry, BS, we saw how you believe in him yesterday.
Zero2Cool (7h) : @The_Green_Gold Highest graded players Kenny Clark & Blake Martinez. It wouldn't be possible to grade an entire defense
Porforis (8h) : Well, it WAS clean until someone 'shouted' in it...
Zero2Cool (8h) : QB Brett Hundley when targeting a WR against Saints: 6-for-15, 54 yards.
Zero2Cool (8h) : clean?
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2017 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 10 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Sep 17 @ 7:30 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Sep 24 @ 3:25 PM
BENGALS
Thursday, Sep 28 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 8 @ 3:25 PM
at Cowboys
Sunday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Oct 22 @ 12:00 PM
SAINTS
Sunday, Oct 29 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Monday, Nov 6 @ 7:30 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 12 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM
RAVENS
Sunday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
at Steelers
Sunday, Dec 3 @ 12:00 PM
BUCCANEERS
Sunday, Dec 10 @ 12:00 PM
at Browns
Sunday, Dec 17 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Saturday, Dec 23 @ 7:30 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Dec 31 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
4m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

12h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Porforis

14h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

23-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

22-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

22-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

22-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

22-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

Headlines