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#1 OFFLINE   Dave

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 10:47 AM

Well it looks like we have a new football league starting up. So far I have only seen where there will be (4) four teams to start. I beleive they have also announced there play off game to be around Thanksgiving.

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#2 OFFLINE   sigma1914

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 10:54 AM

Is this the league? http://www.ufl-football.com/
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#3 OFFLINE   sum_random_dork

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 11:41 AM

The league has a lot of money behind it and TV deal in place with Versus. One of the major forces behind it is Nancy Pelosi's husband. They have said they plan to start small, get some former NFL players looking to make comebacks etc. I think they'll get an audience, their games will be on Friday nights. I think their goal is if players play well they will be picked up by NFL teams as they make playoff pushes. Could be interesting...

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 02:46 PM

Was reading up on this league over the past few days and while I have always been in favor of the idea of a 'minor league' for football, I just do not see this one getting off the ground.
I'm giving 2 seasons..

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 02:55 PM

Was reading up on this league over the past few days and while I have always been in favor of the idea of a 'minor league' for football, I just do not see this one getting off the ground.
I'm giving 2 seasons..


What I have heard is they feel they have enough money for 4 years to get things going, after that they want to start making a profit. It will be interesting, the SF/Sac team is playing home games at ATT Park (SF Giant) so that could be a draw for some people to attend games.

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 03:38 PM

I'm sorry but unless the NFL gets behind this league, I'm going to stick with 2 years and gone.

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Posted 07 September 2009 - 09:38 AM

Thankfully games are on HDnet too, but we'll miss the games on Versus if it isn't back by October 8th.

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Posted 07 September 2009 - 01:41 PM

Thankfully games are on HDnet too, but we'll miss the games on Versus if it isn't back by October 8th.


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