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John Mara not a fan of expanded playoffs

Giants owner John Mara speaks to the media

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Atlanta - Giants president and co-owner John Mara is not a fan of expanding the playoff field from 12 to 14 teams. But he understands he's in the minority on that one, and admits playoff expansion might happen as soon as the 2015 season.

"I've always been against it," he said at the league's annual May owners meetings. "I just like it the way it is right now. I think we’re diluting it too...

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No vote today on expanded NFL playoffs

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during the ground

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Atlanta - NFL owners held a brief discussion this morning about expanding the playoffs by two teams, but a vote is not expected to be taken today. 

"It's dead," a league source said when asked about whether a vote would be taken today. 

The owners heard a presentation about the pros and cons of expanding the playoffs, and there could be further discussion later this afternoon....

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John Kuhn invents the 'Lambeau Flop'

Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn (30) celebrates

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The Lambeau Leap is arguably the greatest celebration in sports. For years after scoring a touchdown at the Frozen Tundra, Green Bay Packers players jump into the arms of their cheesehead fans.

It's especially a thrill for someone like Packers running back John Kuhn who so rarely gets into the end zone. Kuhn has just 12 TDs at Lambeau in his six seasons with the Packers.

So on Sunday...

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