OFFICIAL XFL Thread|See you in 2020

Started by Grim, Jan 25, 2018, in Sports Add to Reading List

  1. Grim
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    Some notable things:
    • 8 teams (TBD)
    • Start in Jan/Feb last 10 weeks
    • 4 Playoff teams
    • No Criminals (even DUIs) [RIP @Manziel]
    • No kneeling during Anthem [RIP @ Kaep]
    • Starts in 2020
    • Less Gimmicky
    • Faster paced
    • No broadcast or streaming partner yet (deals in the works)
    • Players will be judged on character
    • 40 man roster
    • Drug-screening
    • All teams league owned
    • Sunday games
     
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    Who will be watching!!? @NFLsxn
     
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    Kon

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    No way this thread even makes it to 2019 tbh, gonna be on page 50(if s80 even exists) by 2020.

    Anyways like I said in the WWE thread I'm not too confident this will go well, doubt it lasts more than a year or so. Keeping out Manziel and Kaep may be a bad business move too as those guys would draw attention and viewers to the product..

    But @Gloku did bring up some good points about how it could work long term if they go this route, I'll just post his post here..

    The draft system would definitely be intriguing if they eventually go that route.
     
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    Grim Big Time Stuntin Like My Daddy

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    Plenty of threads have made it two years lmao.

    I think a key to this league will be drafting players right out of high school.

    I think the play here though, will be to have teams in uncontested markets that get absorbed by the NFL after a few years (I think it could last that long).
     
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    You honestly think an XFL thread will be active with news for 2 years? Good luck lol, not even trying to knock ya or anything, just can't see it.

    But it's all good, can always bump the thread later on anyways so doesn't really matter, just a random observation on my part. Not sure if any threads made it 2 years actually unless it's a chat thread or official thread for a sports league or something, which yes this is too...but it's not a sports league that's active or even really has a fan base on here at this point.
     
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    Grim Big Time Stuntin Like My Daddy

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    From the press release it seems they are going to stagger the info on teams all throughout this year plus there will probably be a draft next summer so that will bring new discussion every couple months I’m not worried.

    Where do you think the teams will be located?

    I’m thinking:
    Orlando, Birmingham, Richmond, Hartford (East)
    San Antonio, San Diego, OKC, Des Moines (West)
     
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    Was kind of hoping to see Manziel in here tbh
     
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    Man I have no idea where the teams would be located, but San Diego like you mentioned would be a smart choice, as would Oakland and St. Louis. To me it'd make sense to take advantage of the fact that those cities lost teams recently (or in Oakland's case, will be losing a team shortly) so fan bases there would probably be excited about getting a team back even if it's in the XFL.

    But yea any fairly big market without a team nearby would work, I live in the Portland area and the closest team is Seattle(about 3 and half hours away), there's a lot of loyal sports fans here and the soccer and basketball teams get a ton of support so I think that'd work. But who knows what they're considering.
     
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    I could see Austin or San Antonio getting a team
     
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    Would you guys pay decent $$ to go to an XFL game live? Personally I wouldn't, tickets would have to be 20-30 dollars or less for me to go, even then I'm not sure at least in the early stages..Maybe later if I get into it i'd consider paying 50-100 or whatever.
     
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    Tickets would need to be cheap for me to go.
     
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    no
     
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    Never thought I'd see the XFL back again. Can't really say that I missed it though
     
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    Keep. This will be trash with a trash product. The key reason it didn't work last time was because the players were terrible.
     
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    I mean yeah more football is good to me, they should run it during the NFL offseason
     
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    I find it weird it’s set to start around the SB but oh well
     
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    Makes sense, that's when most eyes are on football
     
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    Yeah but no one is skipping playoffs or sb to watch xfl
     
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    Think of the millions of ppl around the world watch the super bowl "oh wow that was interesting I may need to watch more of this! When's the next game?"
    "That's the end of the season come back next year"

    "Ahh i wasn't that serious anyway"


    But now? Nah brah XFL season just starting up hop in this Sunday
     
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