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Why Mess With A Good Thing? Mara States He Is Against Expanding NFL Playoffs
Published January 10, 2014
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE: In Phoenix, Bob Young writes players are "likely to favor" playoff expansion because "there is a better chance to get a cut of the playoff pie, and they don’t have to worry about playing those two extra regular-season games." Coaches also are "likely to favor it because two more of them are going to be able to tell the owner and general manager, 'Hey, we were 8-8 but I got us in the playoffs.'" Finally, the owners "will love it because of the potential for increased revenues" (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 1/10).