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Uh oh

Post by Sykotyk » Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:31 am

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/2284 ... all-league

Ebersol is planning his own league to start next year to beat the XFL. Already planning games on CBS and CBS Sports Network and their app.

Could this be the reason for XFL silence?

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Post by Andibald » Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:48 am

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Post by Andibald » Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:53 am

Looks like they will have no kick offs or XP but keep punting and FG. Onside kick substitute (start at own 35 with 4th and 10) I have seen suggested for the NFL had they stopped using kick offs.

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Post by Andibald » Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:54 am

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Post by Andibald » Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:59 am

Not the news we were hoping for.
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Re: Uh oh

Post by XFL_FAN » Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:15 pm

Well...this sucks. :(
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Post by Andibald » Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:27 pm

It would be interesting to know the actual thought process time lines for both leagues. It sounds like the AAF has been planning for 1.5 years (maybe 3yrs) and do have a lot of things in place. If true, maybe that's why Vince announced so early with not much ready to go although Vince did start the trademark process in Dec of '17 while the AAF didn't start until Feb of '18. Wow...lots of questions.

edit:URFL trademark https://trademarks.justia.com/876/23/urfl-87623227.html process started in September of 2017.
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Re: Uh oh

Post by Andibald » Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:02 pm

Some article titles are kind of funny as the AAF will not have kick offs:
Alliance of American Football to kick off after Super Bowl
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Re: Uh oh

Post by mnelson » Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:33 pm

We are liable to see some activity from the XFL now.

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