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  1. Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney doubts 2015 playoff expa...

    Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney said Wednesday he doesn't expect the league to expand the playoffs by two teams in 2015.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2015
  2. The NFL Should Let 14 Teams In The Playoffs Instead Of Just 12

    The NFL playoffs begin Saturday, and if are any indication, this season could mark the end of the 12-team postseason era. In March, the league will vote on whether to expand its tournament field to 14 teams for the 2015 season -- after which the flo...

    Blog | January 03, 2015
  3. NFL playoffs - Expanded postseason could include 14 or 16 teams a...

    Kevin Seifert

    Expanded playoffs are coming to the NFL, probably next year. Kevin Seifert explains why and gives a preview of how the postseason will look in the future.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2014
  4. NFL owners table discussions on proposed expansion of playoffs

    Vaughn McClure

    The NFL owners have tabled discussions about an expanded playoff system until the fall after the topic was discussed during the spring meetings Tuesday, Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  5. Examining the biggest questions surrounding the impending NFL pla...

    Kevin Seifert

    Kevin Seifert identifies the 10 biggest issues facing the NFL's likely playoff expansion, including whether additional teams would dilute the postseason product.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  6. NFL playoff expansion subject to collective bargaining

    Kevin Seifert

    Any expansion of the NFL playoffs would be subject to collective bargaining with the NFL Players Association, union executive George Atallah said Monday in a conference call.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  7. Saints Loomis favors playoff expansion

    Mike Triplett

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Count New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis among the proponents for NFL playoff expansion. (And it sure seems like he'll get his wish with the league leaning toward adding a seventh team in each conference). Loomis has ...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  8. Another what-if for the Pittsburgh Steelers

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Imagine if the Pittsburgh Steelers' playoff fate would not have depended on Ryan Succop's right leg or the vagaries of officiating. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is serious about adding two more teams to the playoffs, and the Steele...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  9. NFL should let coaches challenge penalties -- John Clayton's mail...

    John Clayton

    John Clayton's mailbag: The NFL should resolve to let coaches challenge penalties and loosen the rules on hiring assistants off of playoff teams.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2015
  10. Reseeding likely if NFL playoffs expand

    Chris Mortensen

    Roger Goodell said last week that the league will vote in March to expand the playoff field from 12 to 14 teams in 2015 and, with that, several league sources believe playoff reseeding will become a reality.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2014
  11. DeMaurice Smith hints that proposed Louisiana workers' comp bill ...

    Mike Triplett

    The NFL Players Association is backing up its promise to engage in a "massive effort" to fight a proposed workers' compensation bill being pushed by the New Orleans Saints in the state of Louisiana.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  12. Mailbag -- Schedule helps Buccaneers, Bills, Browns, Texans

    John Clayton

    Mailbag: Easy nondivision road schedules pave the way for the Buccaneers, Browns, Bills and Texans to make a move toward .500, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2014
  13. NFL plans to look at expanding playoffs, longer extra points

    The NFL will discuss expanded playoffs at the owners meetings next month in Atlanta.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  14. Tedy's thoughts on playoff expansion

    Mike Reiss

    In an open-letter piece now posted on ESPNBoston.com, NFL analyst Tedy Bruschi writes to commissioner Roger Goodell about one of the topics generating some momentum in recent weeks -- playoff expansion. Bruschi offers his own suggestion. I like t...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  15. 2013 NFL playoffs -- Playoff expansion is unnecessary move, Roger...

    Dan Graziano

    Expand the playoffs? Psh. This weekend's exhilarating contests prove the system doesn't need fixing, writes Dan Graziano.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  16. Jerry Jones of Dallas Cowboys in favor of expanding NFL playoffs

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones, a postseason spectator for the fourth consecutive year, is in favor of expanding the NFL playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2014