LEONARD: There is an 'absurd amount' of parity in NFL thanks to 'controllable variables' such as salary cap dip and 17th game

Nov 21, 2021

Per Pat Leonard: Every professional sports league strives for parity. Salary caps, conference and division realignments, and major schedule changes are all designed to keep as many teams relevant as long as possible, which keeps eyeballs on the TV and fans in the seats. This season, NFL suits are smiling looking at the absurd amount of teams still not “out of it,” thanks to several controllable variables.

Source: New York Daily News