There are many changes that need to happen to the NFL schedule, but expanding is definitely not one of them.
On the one hand, the owners can preach and preach about player safety, but then they turn the other cheek and whisper things like an 18-game schedule, annual trips to London and the abomination that is the preseason.
The savvy phrase that has been trending in the sports lexicon has been load management. All that means is giving your stars ample rest and recovery time. Load management is something that the NFL has been impervious to, but what about another two games?