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Goodell confirms 17-game regular season is part of NFL’s CBA talks

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 30: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference during Super Bowl LIII Week at the NFL Media Center inside the Georgia World Congress Center on January 30, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell has confirmed that a 17-game regular season is part of the ongoing Collective Bargaining Agreement talks with the NFL Players Association.

Speaking at the owners' meetings in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Goodell said that the season would still start the weekend after Labor Day but play deeper into February at the end of the season if the proposal generates consensus.

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