> TreasurecoastPhinsfan Wrote:
> > > >
> > >
> > > Except for one thing...there will be 800-1000
> > of
> > > the best players in the sport out there who
> > > are blackballing from your new NFL. How
> > do
> > > you think it takes before they hook up with a
> > few
> > > rich guys and form a new league where the
> > players
> > > are partners with the owners?
> > >
> > > My guess is about 15 seconds.
> > Really? Hmmm. You know of 32 Billioniares
> > Large Arena stadiums and Network deals in place?
> > Not to mention 70-80 yrs of History with teams
> > LOVED by Millions?
> > No, the NFL will do just fine. Most player will
> > stay. Especially if the deal is fair . Where
> > can they make what they are making. The Tom
> > Brady's might leave but F them. Who needs them
> > anyway?
> There are 412 Billionaires in the US as of 2011.
> That means that for every Jerry Jones there are
> TWELVE other insanely wealthy people with enormous
> egos and who are looking for new toys to play
> There are 119 division 1A college football
> stadiums in the US and there are 30 major league
> baseball facilities. ALL of which would be more
> than willing to charge rent to a professional
> football team for a few years.
> If the NFL cut loose all of the current players
> and started from scratch they'd STILL have to
> negotiate a deal with incoming players.
> If the USFL could get off the ground 30 years ago
> without any players, you can bet there will be
> billionaires lining up to join a league which
> already includes the top 1,500 players in the
> sport on the PLANET.
> If the NFL did what you suggest it would be dead
> and buried inside 3 years. Why is that you ask?
> If you kicked all the current players to the curb
> and they went and formed a new league with new
> money where they were partners instead of peons,
> where do you think the best of the new players are
> going to want to play every year? In the NFL
> with scrubs and no union or in the new league with
> the best of the best and the most money and the
> better work environment?
> Of course they won't have their shinny new NFL
> stadiums on day one, but after 2 or 3 years those
> facilities should be available on the cheap.
> Bottomline is that the TV money is going where the
> ratings are and on that first Sunday in February
> do you think America is tuning in to watch Pat
> White lead the Miami Dolphins against the Tom
> Brandstrater and the 49'ers...or Tom Brady and the
> Hartford Whalers go up against Aaron Rodgers and
> the Chicago Fire?
Man You have this all figured out . Its just that easy.
NEWSFLASH. Billioniares are Billioniares because they don't waste money and take crazy investments on a whim. 412 huh? Your gonna find 32 that are just Nutso ready to invest 1/2 their fortune in a crazy hairbtained new leaugue that could blow up in their faces?
Giants , and Greenbay fans going to route for the wardogs or whatever you want to name the new teams? Your dreaming. Enjoy the rest. wake up tommorrow and come back when you want to make sense and actually think things through.