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Murphy said the league would look into how players train during the offseason and season to try to reduce injuries. The size of the active roster and practice squads could also be increased; that would have to be agreed to in bargaining.
The NFL could expand to 22 games -- four exhibition, 18 regular season -- under the current CBA, subject to financial negotiation with players, but Murphy said the league would not make a change without an agreement from the union.
He floated the possibility of creating a developmental league to make up for the experience lost by younger players with the reduction in preseason games.
"If you look across most professional sports, we're the only league without some type of minor league or developmental system to develop players," Murphy said.
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