The Jacksonville Jaguars may be playing 17 games in the very near future.
This week, NFL owners will meet in New York City to discuss a new collective bargaining agreement. According Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, NFL owners will likely not be voting during their meeting, but it is possible that the new CBA is finished and agreed upon before the 2020 NFL Draft.
Among the items on the agenda for the new CBA is a 17-game regular season — a development that Leonard Fournette does not seem very happy about.
I disagree with the 17 games— 7⃣ Leonard Fournette (@_fournette) February 20, 2020
If you’re a running back in the NFL and you wanted another game on the regular season schedule, you’d be an outlier. There’s not a workhorse in the game who wants to add 30 more touches per season.
But owners are likely going to get their way to see another game (and the increased revenue that comes with it) after the 2020 regular season.