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It would look like NFL Europe and allow the NFL to test new rules and also develop officials.

Good morning, Broncos Country!

The idea of a feeder system for the Denver Broncos and NFL is intriguing.

Not just for the players and development they would get, but for rules testing and deveoping officials as well.

On the MHR Radio Podcast, Adam Malnati and I had a good discussion on what it could look like. As Adam said, it’s unlikely the NFL will ever go with a feeder league again, similar to NFL Europe. The only way it would happen is if the league is guaranteed to make money.

The reason I like the idea is because of the rules the NFL could test and the development of officials. It’s beyond time the league make them full time employees, and as Adam referenced in his write up, it would help alleviate the issues the NFL has had the last few years when veteran referees retire.

Given all of the craziness with COVID-19, nothing is off the table.

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