USFL to return in 2013

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  1. Ryan

    Ryan THIS YEAR

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    http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/7916459/usfl-return-fred-biletnikoff-advisers


    I didn't exactly know where to put this. Mods move if necessary.
     
  2. TimeKiller

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    They should just bring back the Arena League. Seriously, that was always a blast to go to.
     
  3. jaayteetx

    jaayteetx Hall of Fame

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    Damn Albuquerque can't even be considered for the USFL! This town sucks for sports.
     
  4. rmartin65

    rmartin65 I'm Score

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    I dont know why teams do this... Minor league system (a true minor league, like how the NHL and MLB have it) is the way to go. Limit it to rookies or players who are under X age. Make the teams close to their parent team. Boom.
     
  5. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    I approve! Semi-pro NFL style football in the offseason. An excellent idea.
     
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    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    I lived in Albuquerque back in the mid 60s. The one thing I remember is looking out past the back yard and seeing a small desert like area with tumble weed bushes, and the other way was the mountains. It was nice. I believe that was in '66, I was a sophmore at Highland High School.
     
  7. jaayteetx

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    Hah, my yard is a desert like area! And the mountains are out east of me, it is beautiful. I live in Rio Rancho, I bet it was nothing when you lived here. Hell, it was nothing just 15-20 years ago, now its the fastest growing city in the state or it was till Intel started downsizing.
     
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    Agreed! Especially if it's in the Raleigh/Durham area!
     


  9. Vinny

    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    Great, first I learn that the world ends on Dec 21st, 2012 then I find out the USFL is coming back right after that in 2013 as the Anti-league. I pretty much blew off the Mayans till now. With this news just in I just may consider myself a believer now.
     
  10. HJam72

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    Me 2. :splits:
     
  11. CloakNNNdagger

    CloakNNNdagger Site Contributor

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    ......next spring. Not head-to-head with NFL. Could also be the "developmental league" or at least a nice pool for the NFL.

     
  12. HJam72

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    Love the offseason idea, but they SHOULD compete with the NFL by not having a lot of the last 20 or 30 years worth of stupid rules.
     
  13. CloakNNNdagger

    CloakNNNdagger Site Contributor

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    More info released earlier this year.

    Here are additional Facts about the NEW USFL.
     
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    cool, If houston or San Antonio gets a team I will be ecstatic.
     
  15. HJam72

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    Thought I read somewhere that SA (or Austin) is supposed to, but I can't remember where.
     
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    I would like to know sources of players. Just college or ex-NFL, arena guys or walk up wanna be's? Probably all. If used as a development league by NFL it could work. I am not interested in baseball farm clubs so this wouldhave to be a bit more to get my attention.
     
  17. CloakNNNdagger

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    From above link:
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    Some additional good information about the new league.


     
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    Wasn't it Jerry Argovitz who showed up wearing a big ol' mink coat way back when ... ?
     
  19. Speedy

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    Yeah, I've had this idea for quite a few years now.

    Talking about it 2007 (post) when NFLE shut down and again in 2009 (post).

    Don't know why it's taken them so long.
     
  20. False Start

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    I think its a great idea. I would watch if they were players with NFL potential, that are likely to at least make a practice squad. If its gonna be a bunch of washed up scrubs, it wont have as much appeal to me.
     

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