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Do you want an 18 game season?

Discussion in 'All Other Team Discussions' started by Texpackerfan, Mar 15, 2011.

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Do you want an 18 game season?

  1. Yes

    20.8%
  2. No

    79.2%
  1. Texpackerfan

    Texpackerfan Cheesehead

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    I searched this website and was surprised I didn't see this poll somewhere. Roger Goodell says the fans want an 18 game season but is that really true? Let's see.
     
  2. GBPack2010

    GBPack2010 Cheesehead

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    He has to advertise....
     
  3. LAG

    LAG Cheesehead

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    I have never to date, heard any player interviewed in favor of 18 games.
     
  4. Kitten

    Kitten Feline Cheesehead Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Negative. As much as I'd love some extra football time, all I am hearing from the players is it's going to be too hard on them and they are the ones who really matter.
     
  5. cheesehurdler

    cheesehurdler Cheesehead

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    Good question. No.
     
  6. GreenBayGal

    GreenBayGal Cheese Goddess

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    I would lean toward Yes, but strictly for selfish reasons. How is this being considered in the lockout negotiations? More games would clearly bring in more revenue. Players are looking for more players & additional bye week(s). Sounds like opening a whole new can of worms. IMO. So ultimately, "no".
     
  7. Powarun

    Powarun Big Bay Blues fan

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    Nope, when I have kids I would want to take them to a preseason game and not a full game and pay for the cheaper ticket. Figure their attention span would be about long as the starters on the field. Plus it lets to be deemed players actually play and try out against other teams, and allow everyone to over analyze everything.
     
  8. greenandgold

    greenandgold I'm Dirty Hairy Callahan

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    The last two preseason games are a joke. You may have your starters play 1-2 series, then sit. You may have them not play at all. Might as well make them worth something.
     
  9. Bogart

    Bogart Duke Mantee

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    Under an 18 game season, we will look more like the NBA.

    Sorry but it's all about money. Goodell sees it is a way to cash in for more money with 2 more games. The NBA makes an *** load of money off their stupid playoff series instead of having things at 1 game. After an 18 game season, that is what I would expect, a series for playoff games lol
     
  10. Poppa San

    Poppa San SB I trophy First of four Staff Member Moderator

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    I said yes but I couldn't add an asterisk. Add two games. Another bye week, maybe as part of the European games the league has spoken of, and maybe a 6 game disabled list like baseball has where injured aren't counted against the roster for those games. Has to be something with less duration than injured reserve but not necessarily count against the roster. Thus no real need to enlarge.
     
  11. Matty Flynn

    Matty Flynn Cheesehead

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    It would be sweet to have an extra 2 games a team but the players don't want it it wont happen. They could just send them all on vacation again then vote on it.
     
  12. neilfii

    neilfii Hall of Fame Fan

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    As I understand it, the leading proposal is that there would be two fewer pre-season games. If that is the case then it seems like a distinction without a difference as far as how many games the players play (although the starters would certainly play more minutes sooner in the season), although it would have potentially major consequences in the standings since basically two of the four pre-season games would not "count."
    Ultimately, as much as I love football, I am satisfied with a 16 game season.
     
  13. Skarecrow

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    don't fix what is not broken. Though, a cool idea would be to have 18 game season, but players can only play 16 games in a season. Would have to up the roster number, but it would really make getting good back ups a priority.
     

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