9 Reasons The NFL Should Shorten The Preseason

9 Reasons The NFL Should Shorten The Preseason

Finally, we’re nearing the end of pre-season football, perhaps one of the most frustrating stretches of any part of any sports season. On some levels, it’s hard to blame the pre-season: the players do need a time and place to prepare for the regular season, and much of our impatience comes from the fact that there’s little else to distract us from the impending regular season. We’re like kids nearing Christmas, and anything that sits between now and then is viewed as an obstacle.

However, there are more legitimate, practical reasons to hate the pre-season, and these less-objective reasons to shorten (but not eliminate) the preseason, far outweigh the rationale for keeping four games in August.

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