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|Subject: INFL? Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:42 pm|| |
What do you think about adding 2-4 teams in the NFL and them being from Europe? Pros cons, etc
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|Subject: Re: INFL? Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:50 pm|| |
Fuck that. Too many reasons not to. Greedy ass NFL.
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|Subject: Re: INFL? Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:08 pm|| |
i don't see how this could work myself. even if they had a european division, all the european teams would have 5 road games in the US. 10 long haul flights in a relatively short period would be brutal to deal with for some players and staff.
plus, i don't think the teams would get the local support the NFL envisages, american football is a sport of minority interest here. There's a certain hardcore of fans which mostly dates back to the 80's when we first started getting the game on TV, but i don't see too many of them abandoning their favourite teams to support an expansion franchise with a roster of unwanted players from other teams. i think they are even less likely to jump on board if the NFL moves a shitty team like the jags to europe, with their roster that's just as shit as a team built in an expansion draft and such an obviously shit front office ensuring they will remain a shitty team for the forseeable future.