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    Interesting Expansion Story

    NFL considering addition of two teams | Scoop Du Jour - Yahoo! Sports

    LA and who else? What's your guys' opinion?



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    Re: Interesting Expansion Story

    In before someone suggest Des Moines.




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    Re: Interesting Expansion Story

    Mason city is high on the list I bet...



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    Re: Interesting Expansion Story

    Probably 2 in LA. Although I think it's dumb. 32 is more than enough. A team will move there eventually.



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    We just had a 'football day' in our office. My highly casual poll showed that no one team has a hold on this market. At least 11 different teams were represented that I counted and no more than 3 fans were seen for any one team. This is a large office too.

    LA could be fools gold for the NFL.



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    Re: Interesting Expansion Story

    Vegas.



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    Re: Interesting Expansion Story

    Mike Florio (sp?) was hosting Dan Patrick the other day and said it sounds like the NFL is gearing up to have a London franchise. I think that's a really bad idea.


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    Tokyo and Berlin.


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    Re: Interesting Expansion Story

    Quote Originally Posted by GMackey32 View Post
    Mike Florio (sp?) was hosting Dan Patrick the other day and said it sounds like the NFL is gearing up to have a London franchise. I think that's a really bad idea.
    There is no way that happens. The logistics make no sense. I could see them playing more games in Europe, but not putting a franchise there.



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    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Tokyo and Berlin.
    Mexico City



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    Quote Originally Posted by GMackey32 View Post
    Mike Florio (sp?) was hosting Dan Patrick the other day and said it sounds like the NFL is gearing up to have a London franchise. I think that's a really bad idea.
    I would love this -- London is one of my favorite cities. Hope this happens.



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    Toronto would be a good location.

    Also, I'd think Vegas and Portland would be potential spots. Still kinda surprises me that Vegas has no pro sports franchises.


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    Re: Interesting Expansion Story

    London, and its a truly awful idea.. St Louis is a viable candidate to move there.

    -There lease is up in 3 yrs
    -They are playing a game a year there the next three years
    -There owner owns the soccer team and stadium there



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    Quote Originally Posted by dabears32 View Post
    London, and its a truly awful idea.. St Louis is a viable candidate to move there.

    -There lease is up in 3 yrs
    -They are playing a game a year there the next three years
    -There owner owns the soccer team and stadium there
    The NFL in STL is doomed. People well remember the PSL scam from the now obsolete Dome and a new stadium is extremely unlikely........ if not impossible. London is a great idea.



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    Portland recently added the Timbers for the MLS so I could see them getting an NFL team too.



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