Moore- Looking at NFL's 18-game proposal from a Seahawks perspective

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Wall Street Journal reported late last week that NFL owners proposed an 18-game schedule to the players in the new collective bargaining agreement. I like the thought of it because it would eliminate two of the four preseason games that are becoming more and more irrelevant. Teams are resting starters more than ever in the preseason, guarding against injury. It makes little sense to charge regular-season ticket prices for these games, but the NFL continues to make fans pay full freight. The players can argue that adding two games would shorten their already brief NFL careers. An average NFL career spans only 3.4 years. With 18 games, it would drop to an estimated 2.8 years. So to address that

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