I agree, that it's even better now. Plus, the athletes are in better condition, stronger, faster, take better care of their body, and use technology advances to help them recover faster and stay closer to 100% for more of the season.
The rules being implemented to protect players from concussions are great for the long term health of the players. The new age turf is safer, quicker, and looks much better than the old asro-turf. I like the shredded tires showing up on the screen.
I am very happy with the current state of the NFL.
Also, there is now Thursday night football. I think as a league the NFL has done the best job of all the major sports in this country.
All that aside....It is by far the greatest sport on Earth.