Topic: NFL schedule change coming Saturday game

NFL schedule change coming Saturday game

If the Power Five conferences decide to , that decision could end up having some major ramifications on the 's schedule for 2020. The NFL has been eyeing the college situation closely and one reason for that is because the league is apparently planning to make some major changes to its schedule if there's no . According , the NFL will "likely" add more Saturday games this year if there's no college season.To make this happen, the NFL would move several games that were originally scheduled for Sunday and put them on Saturday. One thing that's not clear is how many games would be scheduled for each Evander Kane Men Jersey Saturday and who would get to broadcast them, however, those are i sues that could easily be hashed out before the start of the season if the Saturday games end up happening.Basically, the cancellation of the college season means the NFL would likely be adding Saturday games in September, October and November. Although the NFL puts Saturday games on its schedule nearly every season, those are always played in late December due to the . When that was pa sed nearly 60 years ago, Congre s gave the NFL an antitrust exemption for its broadcasting rights under the condition that the league wouldn't schedule games on Saturdays during the college football season or on Fridays during the high school football season. If both of those seasons are put on ice, that conceivably opens the door for the NFL to play on nearly any Dalton Prout Women Jersey night it wants.Although it might sound difficult for the NFL to move games from Sunday to Saturday on such short notice, this is probably the one year where it won't be too hard. One concern with moving games is that it hurts fans, Dylan DeMelo Women Jersey who would have to reschedule flights and re-book hotels. However, since there's a good chance that fans won't be in attendance this year -- and even if there are, there won't be a lot of them -- it will be a lot easier for the NFL to simply change the day of the game.Also, the idea of moving games from Sunday to Saturday isn't a new one. The 2020 schedule actually includes Saturday games in . If the NFL is trying to figure out the best way to incorporate the new Saturday games into the schedule, one of our editors here at, R.J. White, actually had a brilliant idea on how to handle it and you can see that below. I imagine the logistics would be too difficult to work out, but if this happens the NFL should bump every TNF team's previous game from Sunday to Saturday. For example, CIN-CLE on TNF in Week 2 would mean Week 1's Saturday slate is LAC-CIN and CLE-BAL R.J. White (@rjwhite1) Basically, every team that plays on Thursday should Chris Tierney Jersey have their game from the prior week moved from Sunday to Saturday so that they get one extra day of rest. In White's example, the and would play on Saturday in Week 1, which would give them five days of rest before their Week 2 Thursday game (teams playing on Thursday usually get just four days of rest).This plan would make for some intriguing Saturday games. For instance, in Week 4, the Saturday double-header would be at and at . If the NFL uses its normal Saturday schedule that it has used for regular season games in the past, the games would kickoff at 4:35 p.m. ET and 8:15 p.m. ET. Of course, none of this will happen unle s the college football season gets canceled and it's still not clear how everything is going to shake out. Over the weekend,'s Dennis Dodd reported that multiple Logan Couture Jersey Power Five athletic Director's ." Despite those comments, none of the Power Five conferences had officially announced any sort of cancellation as of Monday afternoon. For the latest on what's .