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DETROIT - John Madden is worried about the new television deal that puts Thursday and Saturday games on the NFL Network beginning next season.
Madden, whose last game for ABC will be Super Bowl XL, said the wait between weekend games is what makes the NFL special.
"I just worry about overexposure," Madden said Monday. "No matter how much you wanted to watch the NFL, there were no more games between Monday night and the next Sunday. I don't want us to become like college basketball or college football where you have games on every night."
Broadcast partner Al Michaels agreed. "You're going to reach a point at some point of oversaturation," he said. "Is this it? I don't know. That's the danger that lurks there. If you're going to make things less and less special, at some point you're going to pay the price."
FORD FIELD SECURITY: About 100 federal, local and state agencies are protecting Ford Field and other venues from street crime or possible terrorist attack.
Officials said thousands of officers are on duty, including plainclothes teams and bomb-sniffing dogs that will continually check the stadium and every event site.
Detroit police have banned parking in the central business district. Starting today, the Coast Guard will make about a 1-mile stretch of the Detroit River off-limits. The security zone will extend 300 yards offshore, but will not affect Canadian waters. Divers are checking the wall along the river, which separates Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, to make sure it is free of explosives.
BELICHICK IS HERE: Bill Belichick will be an analyst during ABC's pregame show. The coach who led the Patriots to three Super Bowl titles said the analyst role is "an interesting opportunity to gain a different perspective on the Super Bowl."