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BFTB After Dark: April 8, 2014

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"After Dark" is BFTB's nightly open thread for the community to talk about everything and anything.

Michael Dodge

Supposedly, MLB owners are quietly talking about shortening their games to just 7 innings. Everyone is really, really angry about this. I'm trying to think of what a comparable change could be to the NFL.

Sure, 18 game schedules would throw everything out of whack, but someone who hadn't watched a game in a few years could still turn on a random game and have everything mostly be the same.

I got it! What if they banished Field Goals altogether? Kickers are gone, and the only way to score it with a touchdown! Gosh, that'd be so boring. Don't do it, NFL!

(This is how rumors get started)