Roger Goodell confirms 'alternative calendar' talks
NFL free agency might not be a part of March Madness for long. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed that the league is working on a new league calendar which could push back the "Free Agency Frenzy" that took over this website last week. "We presented an alternative calendar for the offseason," Goodell during his Monday news conference at the NFL Annual Meeting in Phoenix. "We think that it makes a lot of sense. I think the players saw the benefits of doing that and they wanted to talk to their membership, which they were doing last week at their meeting." The idea is to spread out the NFL's offseason events, perhaps pushing back the NFL Scouting Combine and free agency a few weeks. Free agency could wind up starting in April. This change sounds inevitable. The commissioner spoke on a variety of other issues Monday, too:
Distributed by Internet Broadcasting and The Sports Xchange. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.