Talk of adding a 17th game to the NFL regular season schedule's gotten more and more play in the last year or so. Needless to say, the league's no closer to adding a game than they were when the season expanded to 16 games in 1978.
Adding a game raises a smattering of other issues like, cutting the regular season, expanding rosters, creating a development league, higher salaries, yada, yada, yada.Of course, the bottom line is revenue.
Here's a twist on the 17th game addition though: adding spring games, either intra-squad scrimmages like in college football or some kind of exhibition game. That sounds great...until the top draft pick blows his ACL.