Should the NFL get rid of the preseason? | The Tylt

Should the NFL get rid of the preseason?

The NFL preseason is in full swing, providing fans with an appetizer before the main course that is regular season football. The preseason gives fans a first look at their favorite team, and also gives organizations valuable insight on what players to keep on team rosters. However, season-changing injuries happen in the preseason, and teams can assess players without putting their bodies in unnecessary harm. What do you think? 🏈

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You don't have to look far to see how the NFL preseason can screw over your team. Nick Foles nearly had his shoulder taken off against the Patriots. Derrius Guice had his rookie year ended after a preseason game. There was no reason for them to be out there.

The preseason offers too many opportunities for injuries to happen to key players. If someone goes down, it could mean the end of Super Bowl or playoff aspirations. The NFL should keep players out of harm's way, and stop playing preseason games.

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Some fans had feelings about Guice's injury.

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Preseason games also give teams the opportunity to see its players in action. Practice is great for working on skills, but until those skills are tested on the field of battle, they mean nothing. Even joint practices don't really simulate game situations like actual games.

The preseason gives teams the best chance to field the best team when the regular season rolls around. There is a risk to playing in the preseason, but the benefits outweigh the cost.

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Should the NFL get rid of the preseason?
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