National Football League owners have decided teams can charge for playoff tickets only after they make the playoffs and are assigned a home game.
The decision, made at the annual owners' meeting under way in Orlando, would allow teams to avoid the controversy that brewed up around the Green Bay Packers' last-minute qualification at the end of the 2013-14 season.
"Basically, what the league approved for all teams was what we were going to move to, which is the 'pay as we play' policy," said Mark Murphy, Packers president and CEO, who is attending the meeting. "We were very supportive of it. I ...