Need to Know: Very few players can relax with the final cutdown a week away.
The headline was that the NFL expanded the number of players each team may carry on its practice squad from eight to 10. But another change may have been more important.
In the coming days, position battles will turn fierce as the first round of roster cuts approach and bubble players begin to run out of time. On Aug. 26, teams must cut down to 75 players.
Every year 90 men begin the fight to be one of the 53-man roster for an NFL team.