A general lack of interest in expanding the playoff field resulted in the owners declining to vote on the issue.
If the NFL expands to a 17- or 18-game schedule, there may be considerable support for increasing roster size, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Roger Goodell's whistle-blower policy regarding concussions doesn't appear to have much support among players, writes Len Pasquarelli.
From how realistic the NFL's new whistle-blower plan on concussions is to some positive news on Michael Vick, Len Pasquarelli covers it all in his Tip Sheet notes.
While the player conduct policy should headline the league meetings, the free-agent market won't be entirely relegated to back-burner status.
There are other issues to discuss, but the search for a new commissioner will dominate this week's annual NFL meetings.
In advance of the NFL spring meeting that convenes next week, the league's influential competition committee has voted unanimously against expanding the number of playoff teams, a recommendation that figures to scuttle the initiative.