Jerry Jones says it's Imminent that not One but Two Teams may "Move" to LA

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  1. IDEXAN

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    http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap10...jones-two-nfl-teams-could-move-to-los-angeles
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    When your team has become so mediocre that it's not very relevant anymore, ole Jer' can still find a way to get into the Headlines.
     
  2. Hervoyel

    Hervoyel The Right Track

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    Rams go home. That's it. Nobody else should be allowed to move into that town or encouraged to do so.

    But if they do insist on two teams it's Rams and Jaguars I hope. London shouldn't even be a topic of conversation though and LA should be looking at one team only. They don't merit another one.
     
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    Rams and Chargers, 2 former LA teams. I can live with that.
     
  4. CloakNNNdagger

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    Each of the "promising" L.A. stadium deals, one by one, have thus far managed to fall apart at the last minute. It's ridiculous for the League to be talking about this move without a deal in place. Of course, if Jerry wants a team there that badly and thinks that it would be so financially lucrative, he should entertain figuring out someway to dig up Cowboys Stadium and move HIS team and HIS ass to LA.:pirate:
     
  5. Playoffs

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    Jerruh's in Cali sucking up as much media attention as possible, as usual.

    I wouldn't touch L.A. if I were an owner -- learn from history. I'd be all over San Antonio, and I'd push & push & push with the other owners against Jerruh blocking S.A.

    Three teams in Texas would be nice. Silly to consider London before S.A. imo.
     
  6. TexanSam

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    Jerry Jones and Bob McNair would fight tooth and nail against a team in San Antonio.
     
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    I don't think McNair would. Jerruh sees SA as Cowboys turf .... SA is the 7th largest population city in the US, ahead of Dallas.
     
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    McNair would too I think. Even though the Texans don't have much of a presence there I'm sure they'd love to develop a bigger one, and having a team in the area would make that almost impossible.
     


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    NY, L.A., Chicago, DFW - Largest metro areas in the U.S.

    San Antonio isn't in the top ten when looked at in that fashion, and that's what the NFL is looking for.
     
  10. IDEXAN

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    I was reading the other day that Dallas and FtWorth-Arlington are really 2 distinct metropolitan areas, they just call them collectively the "Metroplex". So then it would seem like Dallas doesn't really have an NFL team (or a MLB team) anymore ?
     
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    The original stadium was in Irving (N/W of downtown Dallas). Arlington is farther West almost perfectly in between FTW and Dallas.

    In a sense, Dallas has never had an NFL or Baseball team...only the Stars and the Mavericks.
     
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    Irving is in Dallas metro, not so Arlington.
     
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    I think you also have to consider the possibility of the Raiders also making that move
    back to LA, Davis is dead Oakland is a waste land and a new stadium would prompt
    their move back IMO
     
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    The Cowboys used to play in the Cotton Bowl, which is definitely in Dallas. Dallas/Irving/Arlington, it's all semantics. The entire Dallas/FTW/Arlington and other nearby cities are considered as one media market which determines ad revenue for TV and radio stations, which allows you a larger audience as a sports team. Also, Dallas itself will never be much bigger than it is, because, unlike Houston, it can't annex any cities immediately surrounding it. Don't know the details, but there is some law that allows Houston to annex surrounding areas.
     
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    Which brings you back to the same problem...........NO STADIUM!
     
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    And the original problem, LA doesn't support NFL football.
     
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    The NFL probably isn't moving an eastern team all the way out to Cali, I think San Diego and Oakland are probably candidates. If a Florida team has to go I think the Dolphins are currently most in danger of moving with the stadium deal collapsing.
     
  18. IDEXAN

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    Neither can Houston or any city in Texas, trick is to annex an area before it incorporates. But the point here is that the FtWorth-Arlington area of which FtWorth proper itself is a city of over 3/4s of a million people, a large city in it's own right, is definitely not a suburb of Dallas. If you don't know that then you don't know anybody from Ft Worth.
     
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    I lived in the DFW area for 13 years. Was never claiming that FTW was a "suburb" of Dallas. It's a great city on its own, and I personally like it better than Dallas for a variety of reasons. But to say that the Metroplex is not one large metro area, but rather several smaller ones is incorrect.
     
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    To be precise, I would say that North Texas is anchored by two large cities each of which has several small to medium sized suburbs. There's just too much of a tendency to overstate the importance of Dallas in N.Texas (or the metroplex if you prefer) and understate the same of FTW, i.e., the reality of Dallas falls far short of the legend of Dallas.
     

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