Art Rooney II, a member of the NFL management council's executive committee, said the proposal this time last year of an 18-game schedule was scrubbed quickly. “It was taken off the table early in the discussions because everyone realized the players weren't going to buy into it and wouldn't go for it,” Rooney said. “I don't know if it will resurface.''

From our friend Chuck Finder at CBS Sports..

http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/rapid-r.../post/18059870