“I’m in the minority. I’m against it,” Mara said (Paolantonio via Samuel, May 20).
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is one of those in favor of the expansion. During an interview on Monday, Jones said a bigger playoff pool "would help my Cowboys" (Coppinger, May 19).
The owners are discussing expanding the NFL playoffs at the Spring league meetings this week.
Update - 11:52 a.m.: The owners discussed playoff expansion, but did not vote. They are aiming to discuss before the 2015 season (Garafolo, May 20).