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Old 12-14-2012, 04:51 AM   #58
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Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis View Post
Yeah you could maybe add days. But then it adds other headaches. When the season comes down to one game, you don't want a round 2 Saturday game with one team that played on Saturday vs one who played way late on Monday. So you'd almost have to set it up so the Monday winners played each other the following week. And that in itself could get tricky to juggle when you're dealing with 4 time zones.
Easily avoidable. Monday winners can't play the following Saturday. They don't have to play each other. They could easily face Sunday winners from the week before. They get a guaranteed Sunday slot the following week if they win. It's actually LESS of a disadvantage than the current system which forces Sunday first round winners to play again the next Saturday in a short week against teams that had a bye week and were at home resting for the last 2+ weeks with no travelling.

Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis View Post
Plus I'm not sure two late games on Monday Night would bring the kind of ratings the NFL is accustomed to for playoff games.
Their ratings for those two slots are currently 0.0.
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