Roger Goodell’s NFL Playoff Expansion Proposal Is His Worst Idea Yet

Likely hoping to deflect attention from his old boss undoing his decisions criticizing his approach, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told media the competition committee will look at expanding the playoffs from 12 to 14 or 16 teams, according to Jeff Darlington of

Apparently, Goodell felt the only way to put a bow on years of terrible “Bountygate” decision-making is to one-up himself. Unfortunately, expanding the playoffs to 16 teams would be the commissioner’s worst idea yet.

The Eternal Problem of Fair

Nearly every year in nearly every league of nearly every sport, there’s controversy about the fairness of the season, schedule and final standings.