If we get on the field in 2020 safely, I think this a great opportunity to test some formats and rule changes. The CFL game is unique and I believe it would be open to some some tests, especially in a shortened season. Two things I'd like to see, and maybe it's happening, I just missed it but:
- No divisions. Just rank all the teams top to bottom. 1 and 2 get the bye 3-6 playoff for the right to play 1-2.
- One rule change I'd like to see is offensive teams who get a "half the distance to the goal line" penalty is to have that applied against their yards for a first down. For instance, you get a holding call on your own 4 yard line. Currently you are penalized for 2 yards and it's down over and 12 yards to go. I'd like to see the yardsticks move 10 yards downfield instead of the ball moved back 2 yards. Instead of 'x' down and 12, it's now 'x' down and 20. What it would be anywhere else on the field.
Would like to hear other's ideas!