Each year in the NFL, players are retiring at a younger age, and the league is seeing an influx of young talent.
Many have voiced their concerns and are unsure of how good the quality of the game is at this point. Troy Vincent, the head of football operations is planning on unveiling a developmental league as soon as next year.
The plan that will be presented by Vincent has a lot of support from NFL mainstays like Tom Coughlin and John Madden. The findings from their presentation will be presented at the Senior Bowl, Combine and Pro Bowl.
Vincent seems fully aware of the league’s shortcomings over the past few seasons in regard to quality.
“We have some viable potential options that are ready to share with the Competition Committee, the Coaches Subcommittee and with some of our active and former players. Our goal is to create a platform that addresses the entire football community — coaches, officials, front office personnel and players — is essential to the long-term sustainability of our game.”
With support from everyone across the league, this looks like something that will come to fruition sooner rather than later. This will not only help players but will improve the quality of the officiating and coaches too. If the league can somehow manage to keep their product at such a high quality, maybe the league can stay on top of the sporting pedestal.