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Eagles Question of the Day: Will the 2020 NFL preseason stay at 2 games?


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We learned last week that the 2020 NFL preseason was going to be cut in half, with preseason weeks 1 and 4 being removed from the schedule — for the Eagles, this was the Colts and Jets.

The justification behind the change was that due to a shortened in-person offseason, coaches would rather have extra time to work with their team, and teams would be hesitant to move so many people for road games in the preseason. This was just one of many changes made ahead of the supposed start to the regular season.

Additionally, Eagles training camp will employ a lot of safety measures to keep coaches, staff and players safe, and hopefully COVID-free. They will hold practice at the NovaCare Complex and meetings at Lincoln Financial Field, media will have extremely limited access, and all employees must wear a mask in the facility.

But, despite all the efforts by the NFL and the Eagles to make training camp safe, there are still a long list of potential problems, including the burgeoning COVID hot spots throughout the country. So, while I think these changes are a good start, I don’t think these are the final adjustments we see ahead of the season.

I think as teams return to their facilities and unforeseen issues arise, the NFL ends up cancelling the preseason altogether.

Will the 2020 NFL preseason stay at 2 games?

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