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The NFL should allow teams to sign 10 more UDFA’s after the draft

In this Oct. 17, 2019, photo, Philadelphia Eagles practice squad quarterback Kyle Lauletta displays a football during an interview with The Associated Press at the NFL football team’s training facility in Philadelphia. Those shiny “NFL 100” logos on all the footballs being used to commemorate the league’s centennial season are part of a lengthy process that goes into making each handcrafted leather game ball. Wilson has been the official game ball of the NFL since 1941. The size, shape and feel of the football have evolved over the years, but the personal touch remains the same.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

I think the NFL needs to do something for the small school players. Let me explain. This year, because of the coronavirus, the NFL needs to make it right for the prospects who missed their pro days.

I think the NFL should allow NFL teams to sign 10 additional undrafted free agents, this would allow the teams to review more players and bring in more players who maybe they did not see in their pro day but really liked.

I think this is a fair way to get the players in the door to see if they like the players or not.

Yesterday, Kevin Colbert the Steelers GM stated the NFL should extend the NFL Draft by three rounds, according to Manish Mehta of New York Daily News.

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that, in a recent conference call regarding the unprecedented 2020 draft, Colbert suggested three extra rounds to the seven-round process, given the absence of player visits to team facilities, most Pro Day workouts, and private workouts.

This is actually smart. I think every team should be allowed to sign more free agents because it will give them a fair shot and honestly help out area scouts. Area scouts would be able to bring in certain players they had high on their list as UDFA types to get a better look at them.

What do you think? Would it hurt the NFL to expand their rosters to 100 for this year only? Just to fight back against the coronavirus? What do you think? That would add an additional 320 prospects to get a shot.

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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