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2018 Running Football Thread
« on: February 10, 2018, 07:34:03 AM »
Might as well start this now, since we're now looking ahead to the draft
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Re: 2018 Running Football Thread
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2018, 06:24:30 AM »

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Re: 2018 Running Football Thread
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2018, 09:57:04 AM »
Interesting read.

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Re: 2018 Running Football Thread
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2018, 03:44:52 PM »
I somehow missed that the Raiders are moving to Las Vegas. LOL

Wonder if the NFL is considering expanding the league even further. That'll just water down an already thin product.

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Re: 2018 Running Football Thread
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2018, 03:59:45 PM »
I think the expansion they are really looking at is outside the US.
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Re: 2018 Running Football Thread
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2018, 04:22:32 PM »
Yeah, that was another surprise, until I thought about it a bit. I figured London might be a leader since they do so many pre-season games there...and maybe Mexico City. Then I read up and saw Brazil and Japan are options, too.  :o

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Re: 2018 Running Football Thread
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2018, 06:46:31 PM »
London has been getting regular season games for at least ten years.  Maybe more.  They had three, I think, last year.  If expansion out of the country is going to work, they are going to have to find enough regional partners to make a division.  Otherwise, going to Tokyo and coming back home, or Rio, or London, is going to cause a mutiny. 

The head of the NFLPA just said the other day that they are preparing for war at the next labor negotiations.  I believe those are in 2021.  And they have to sort out Thursday night games, quality of play and officiating, and replay, at the very least.  Oh, and what is a catch?!  If I was the players, I would give the owners expansion, or the ok to play regular season games in more locations outside the continental U.S., for everything else they are asking for.  And not a cent less.
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Re: 2018 Running Football Thread
« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2018, 07:35:29 PM »
we'll re-stick this once we get closer to the season
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« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2018, 07:27:46 AM »
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Re: 2018 Running Football Thread
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