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Should NFL look to expand its playoffs?

It's no improvement

Dan Pompei

Chicago Tribune

Expanding the playoff field is a better idea than expanding the regular season to 18 games, but why does the NFL have to do either? The league needs to start thinking more about what makes the best product rather than what makes the most money. More playoff teams will diminish the postseason. It should mean something to make the playoffs. Does the league really want multiple .500 teams in the postseason?

If there were 16 teams in the playoffs one year ago, we would have added the Bears, Cardinals, Titans and Chargers to the playoff mix. The Titans were the only team...