NFL thinking about a large change to generally despised preseason
Everybody is craving no doubt, live NFL football and salivating at the idea of the season commencing as booked in September. Fans are all around in agreement in their abhorrence for the preseason games, however, and an arrangement could be set up to cut the quantity of those undesirable presentation games in half.
With sports increase wherever as COVID-19 limitations are gradually lifted, the NFL and the NFL Players Association are discussing conceivably shortening the 2020 preseason, as per NFL Network, and that could prompt playing just two preseason games this late spring, instead of the customary four.
This would permit groups to adopt a progressively estimated strategy to training camp, with the main preseason games pushed back half a month. Groups can answer to camp 47 days before their first regular-season game, which means most groups will have the option to open camp July 28. The Giants, with a “Monday Night Football” season opener Sept. 14, can open up July 29.
Having just two preseason games would likewise incredibly moderate the movement groups must attempt, with just a single street game for each group on the diminished preseason plan.
There is some idea that, during this extraordinary all-remote offseason for NFL groups, players may be permitted to answer to camp a few days sooner than typical to find speed on new health protocols and guarantee harmed players are given full medical assessments.
Shortening the preseason has been a well-known subject for quite a while and if it comes to be this late spring, it could be something that is embraced in the coming years.