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NFL playoff expansion could come in near future, Roger Goodell says

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(WJLA) - An expansion of the NFL playoffs could be coming sometimes in the future, according to the Washington Post.

The Post reports that at a public forum held Tuesday in New York City, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that the league is "seriously considering" adding one more team from each conference to the bracket.

Six teams from the NFC and AFC make the playoffs under the current format, with two teams awarded first-round byes. The playoffs were last expanded for the 1990 season.

Goodell said that there's no timeline as to when the league might make the changes.

READ MORE at washingtonpost.com.

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