NFL: 6 Reasons an 18-Game Schedule Is a Bad Idea

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NFL: 6 Reasons an 18-Game Schedule Is a Bad Idea

The NFL owners met yesterday and approved the sale of the St. Louis Rams to Stan Kroenke, but the hottest topic of the meetings is the advancement towards an "enhanced" schedule.  

This schedule, which the owners are shooting to have in place as early as 2012, would eliminate two preseason games in favor of two more regular season games.

The owners obviously would like to see this change to increase revenues, as fans are more likely to pay to see their team's meaningful games.  

However, this is a very big change to enact and must be thought through completely by the owners and the players' union.  

Here are five reasons that this schedule change is a bad idea.  There are reasons for the change of schedule, so feel free to leave comments about that, as well as additional reasons against the change.

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