The Titans believe they are one of three sides in with a chance of snaring in-demand Broncos NYC star Ashley Taylor.
Broncos coach Wayne Bennett and Titans opposite Neil Henry both expressed their support for the reduction but predict the number will eventually be cut to six.
Manly's Ligi Sao has been found not guilty but Eels playmaker Chris Sandow will miss two NRL matches after pleading guilty to a shoulder charge.
It looks like a mismatch: the in-form league leaders up against the strugglers from down the road. But local derbies can produce unusual results...
Not even the most hardened of supporters could have predicted the Broncos' level of success under returning coach Wayne Bennett this season.
Broncos forward Sam Thaiday claims the Broncos will do their best to address a second-half fadeout against the Tigers ahead of their meeting with the Titans.
Milestone men, the Sharks' narrow results, the Roosters win a penalty count and Queensland sides continue to dominate. The key stats from Round 19.
They exist in the NRL neverland; the men contracted to clubs who do all of the training yet share in little if any of the glory.
Wayne Bennett says Ben Hunt and Anthony Milford are the most exciting halves pairing the Brisbane Broncos have had since Allan Langer and Kevin Walters.
Milford magic no solo act, talented Tigers unlucky to be last, Adam Blair trumps his former club and Bennett a realist with regards to Sunday football.