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NFL Studying Expanded Playoff Field

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Do we want to see .500 teams (or worse) regularly granted entrance into the NFL playoffs?

Commissioner Roger Goodell revealed Wednesday that the league's competition committee will explore expanding the postseason field.

"We'll look at probably 14 or 16 teams," he said.

Assuming that means adhering to the familiar conference structure, the New York Jets (6-7) would currently qualify for the Super Bowl tournament if the field was increased from 12 to 16 participants.

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