The NFL has come a long way from the pre-season, and now it’s time for the league to put a new spin on it.
The new league-wide league schedule looks to bring a more focused, action-packed approach to the league.
That means a different type of schedule every week, but the key is to focus on the game at hand.
With a new league year on the horizon, here’s a look at what to expect heading into the 2016 season.
The NFL is a complicated game and, at the same time, the league’s schedule is a mess.
The NFL is looking to create a more consistent schedule, but it’s up to the owners to get things right.
“The league has to be smarter about the scheduling,” said Joe Tessitore, president of scheduling for the NFL Players Association.
“It’s going to be a bit more difficult in the first half of the season.”
With the addition of new games and a new year, the NFL will have a lot of new matchups and matchups that are unique to this league.
Some of these matchups will be familiar, while others will be new.
“You’ve got a lot more options on Sundays,” NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said during a conference call.
“I think the challenge for us as the owners is that we’ve got some of the toughest schedule in the league, and we’ve just got to make sure that we’re playing the best football we can.”
With all the games to consider, here are the biggest challenges to watch out for heading into this season:Injuries.
The league is in a unique position with the number of injuries and the number they’ll be able to keep on the field.
The Patriots, Broncos and Seahawks are the teams most at risk of losing key players, but injuries could make some of those games very difficult.
“There’s always going to have to be some risk associated with injury in a game,” Commissioner Goodell said.
“But I think you’re going to see that risk, especially with injuries in games like the Patriots and the Broncos.