DAVIE, Fla. Miami Dolphins linebacker Karlos Dansby is all for the NFL expanding the playoffs. That is, if it shows up in his check.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said last week the 32-team league will consider increasing the field from 12 teams to 14 or 16. If such a scenario were in place this season, the Dolphins, who are 6-8 and still eligible under the current format, obviously would have a much better chance.
But that doesnt mean Dansby would be in favor of such a move if theres not certain conditions met.
Im against that unless they give us some more money, Dansby said in an interview Wednesday with FOX Sports Florida. Having extra playoff games is going to raise a lot more money. So they have to redo the whole CBA (collective bargaining agreement) and everything if they do that. If they pay us like it was (an extra) regular-season game, it would be no problem.
Unless extra cash were to come the way of players, Dansby, who has a base salary this season of 8.8 million, b...