NFL Playoff Expansion: Gresh Says Great Idea, Zo Says Leave It Alone

May 22, 2014 6:42 PM
NFL Playoff Expansion: Gresh Says Great Idea, Zo Says Leave It Alone
" BOSTON (CBS) – There’s two camps of NFL fans fracturing at the moment.

Either you think football is fine the way it is, otherwise known as the “if-it-ain’t-broke-don’t-fix-it” camp, or you see where the league is heading and are willing to embrace changes, otherwise known as the “football-junkie-give-me-more-at-all-costs” camp.

Scott Zolak and Andy Gresh both fall into those categories.

Zo, the pigskin traditionalist, says leave it alone — most everything alone.

“I don’t like expansion as far as talking about putting a team in London. I think that’s ridiculous. The sport won’t roll over there. It’s nice for the one, singular event over there where everybody gets together and blows into their vuvuzelas.

“I don’t like expansion of the NFL schedule. I like things the way it is. I think it’s something that’s not broken. I don’t like preseason. I’m open to maybe adding a regular season game or two, but putting more teams into the playoffs and expanding that, you’re gonna have teams rolling people over in the postseason.”

Gresh makes the case that expanding the playoffs isn’t so bad "

Click here to read the whole article

Google related News

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by ESPN

Playoff expansion: 10 big questions

Change arrives for the NFL in predictable ways. So it goes for the idea of playoff expansion, which Goodell first began discussing last fall and 

Read more
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by NFL

Roger Goodell expects playoff expansion in 2015

Playoff expansion is expected to come to the NFL. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed Tuesday at the Spring League Meeting that 

Read more
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by NFL

Jerry Jones: Playoff expansion would help my 'Boys

Playoff expansion is set to be discussed at the Spring League on "NFL Total Access," Jerry quipped a rule change "would help my Cowboys.

Read more
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by USA TODAY

NFLPA may block playoff expansion due to Saints' workers comp ...

As a fight over workers compensation law continues in Louisiana, the NFL Players Association appears poised to strike back against the 

Read more