Should the NFL have a London team?

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  1. Shivvy

    Shivvy Well-Known Member

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    ive been reading that a ton of players said that they would never sign for an NFL team in London. theyre pretty much telling the NFL that if they do that, that the team will have no good free agents.

    but on the other side, couldnt the coaches begin scouting European players like the NBA did?
     
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    Toothdecay New Member Banned User

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    No /thread
     
  3. Shivvy

    Shivvy Well-Known Member

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    who the fuck do you think you are ending my thread?
     
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    NO. Fucking LA doesn't have a team and the NFL has it's panties wet over London.
     
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    Toothdecay New Member Banned User

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    Shut up shiv
     
  7. LonghornJ

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    Excellent point... and furthermore, Mexico City would be a better option if you could stand severed heads being tossed on the field and Jerry Jones crying over losing all his Mexican fanbase.
     
  8. gwartney

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    A logistics nightmare. Away games would be a nightmare for the team and for teams coming in. Not to mention a Thursday game following a Sunday game.

    BTW, the player's opinion matter not. If they are told to go to London, they will go. How many of them do you think will retire rather than go to London?
     
  9. Mack

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    By far and they are ravenous fans.
     
  10. Shivvy

    Shivvy Well-Known Member

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    excellent points
     
  11. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    Good luck landing free agents if you're London... the taxes and cost of living would kill you.

    You'd make about 50% of an equivalent contract elsewhere.
     
  12. Gomez

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    yes, then you and your fam can do "Food of England Day" when the Fins play London
     
  13. baltimore mike

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    just put the jags in la
     
  14. Ben Dover

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    London Sillynannies

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  15. Mack

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    sign me up if it's Mexico City.
     
  16. Billy Brown

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    no
    here is the hierarchy
    LA
    OKC
    Toronto
    Mexico City
    London
     
  18. Chriza

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    Excellent point.
     
  19. Swayze

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    Can you imagine that travel schedule?

    Youd need a few euro teams to even think about it
     
  20. Swayze

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    Nfl would do very well in toronto