A Wednesday Professional Soccer Discuss report indicated that the NFL plans to chop the preseason in half from 4 video games to 2 amid the coronavirus pandemic, which had extensively been anticipated.
That is not a completed deal within the eyes of the NFL Gamers Affiliation. There will not be any preseason contests in any respect if some throughout the NFLPA have their approach.
NFL Community’s Mike Garafolo reported that some union representatives might attempt to push the league to cancel all exhibition video games throughout a Thursday board of representatives name:
NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero added “the publicity danger in video games that don’t rely within the standings” has some gamers pondering twice about commonplace August schedules:
It’s comprehensible if gamers attempt to use present occasions to eradicate useless preseason video games — no matter whether or not or not they share executives’ considerations about personnel touring to totally different cities/states throughout the uncontrolled virus outbreak. Star gamers on multimillion-dollar contracts skipping preseason video games is now commonplace, as the chance of struggling an damage throughout largely meaningless workout routines is not well worth the reward of added preparation for a bodily grueling season.