NFL Playoffs: Talk of Expansion and Reseeding Continues to Grow

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Jan 5, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) runs with the ball past Green Bay Packers cornerback Davon House (31) in the second quarter during the 2013 NFC wild card playoff football game at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Perhaps the NFL should spend more time on thinking of ways to make the current system better instead of changing it completely.

According to the NFL.com’s Chris Wesseling, the league may consider reseeding the playoff teams to avoid having teams with a worse record hosting teams with a better record.

"Among the “multiple ways” in which the NFL has examined potential adjustments to the playoff system, spokesman Brian McCarthy said Thursday there has been discussion of letting the team with the superior record host games even if they gain entrance to the postseason as a wild card. “Every scenario has been discussed, ranging from reseeding to one extra game, expanding from 12 to 14 teams,” McCarthy said. “Think of a scenario, it’s been discussed and remains in play.”"

The NFL definitely needs to reseed teams to avoid having 8 -win division winners hosting 11 or 12-win Wild Card teams.

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