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Houston (CBS Houston) - Roger Goodell wouldn’t take 2014 playoff expansion off the table as the NFL owner’s meetings wrapped up in Orlando Wednesday.

“I think there’s a tremendous amount of interest in (expanding the playoffs), possibly even to the point of support.” Goodell said.

He may have had good reason to leave the option open. Those interested include what many consider to be the NFL’s most powerful player.

Newly elected NFLPA President Eric Winston is a major opponent of the 18-game schedule, but he told SportsRadio 610’s The Triple Threat he’s open to expanding the playoffs.

“For the record, I don’t put that expanded playoff in the same category as 18 games,” Winston said. “We’re talking about one extra game, possibly, for two teams or four teams total, if you would count both AFC (and) NFC.”

Winston is not only interested in expanding the playoffs, he’s open to restructuring them all together.

“I’m a big fan of radically changing a lot of the playoffs.” Winston said. “Take Green Bay for example. This year hosting a 12-4 San Francisco 49ers team when I think Green Bay was 9-7 or 8-8. I don’t agree with that. I’d like them to not only add a game, I’d like to see them actually take a hard look here and say ‘what are we really doing here, what are we really rewarding?'”

Unlike the 18-game schedule, Winston said he doesn’t think the players have the right of approval when it comes to playoff expansion. So, they haven’t been shown any of the possibilities being discussed.

“We haven’t seen anything as far as some sort of proposal on how they want to do it, what they want to do, and which way they are leaning on it.”

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