Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/20/14
National Football Post is reporting this morning that the NFL might be considering expanding the regulation fields, widening the width from the current 160 feet to 195 feet as in the Canadian Football League (CFL). This, as the website describes is being considered as an alternative to decrease the concussion issues and try to continue to convince people that the game is going to get safer. The CFL field is also 30 yards longer than the current NFL field. The only outcome I can see from this potential move is a lot of stadium scrambling to accommodate such a move.  I can also see an increase in scoring and the NFL Players Union being upset with a bigger field since so many contracts have incentive clauses in them for performance, 30 more yards on a field means higher yardage totals at the end of the season. NFP reports that the NFL competition committee has investigated the CFL game as recently as last year. The site also quotes Warren Moon and Bill Polian as saying that the Canadia...
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