Idea of spring game or scrimmage will get further discussion

Updated: October 15, 2008, 12:31 PM ET
By Pat Yasinskas | ESPN.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Some time in the future, you could be watching a National Football League game in the spring.

It's only a thought at this point, but commissioner Roger Goodell said the idea of a spring game or scrimmage was discussed before team owners wrapped up a two-day meeting.

"It was interesting," Goodell said. "It was raised by a few clubs, more in the context of what the colleges do with the spring game. It could be in the form of the scrimmage, too. It was just an ...

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