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Old 11-25-2007, 06:55 PM
 
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Population means nothing when it comes to creating a winning formula. What's the population of Green Bay? Roughly 100,000. Very easily one of the most successful franchises in the NFL.

Sometimes its like L.A. has too many other things going on to support an NFL team properly. They blew 2 chances, I think other cities deserve a shot more than L.A.
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Old 11-25-2007, 11:35 PM
 
Location: A suburb of Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Sometimes its like L.A. has too many other things going on to support an NFL team properly. They blew 2 chances, I think other cities deserve a shot more than L.A.
I agree 100%

I personally think that Toronto has a better chance of getting an NFL team, the Bills will be sold once Ralph Wilson dies, and rumors are the team may move to Toronto....which would be interesting to say the least....I personally would prefer the league to just add two franchises rather than move a team, but that is my opinion.
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Old 11-26-2007, 08:16 AM
 
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Mcgowdog is right again. I never gave much thought about the Raiders building new fans, but the Rams were an old-line, proud franchise. All through the Fifties through the Eighties they drew the people in. Deacon Dan Towler, Norm Van Brocklin, Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hirsch, Bob Waterfield in the Fifties, Deacon Jones, Merlin Olsen, Rosey Greer, Jack and Jim Youngblood, Fred Dryer, Jackie Slater, and a bunch of other HOFers. I don't see a franchise going there in the next 5 years. It's too bad because there are a lot of NFL fans there that deserve a team there. I would love to be proven wrong.
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Old 11-27-2007, 09:23 PM
 
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l.a. has 12 million people but 9 1/2 million are from mexico. they don't give a **** about american football
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Old 02-29-2008, 12:59 PM
 
Location: san diego, Los angeles
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Default NFL in Los angeles?

whats up with L.A. why can't they get a football franchise I mean really almost all the cities in america has one but not L.A. I know that L.A. used to own the Rams and the Raiders but now there gone and they need another franchise.
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Old 02-29-2008, 01:33 PM
 
Location: Scranton
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Maybe it should tell you something about LA that it lost 2 NFL teams. Its not a good football town. If LA would support a team, one would be there already with its population.
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Old 02-29-2008, 01:53 PM
 
Location: Planet Earth
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Agreed with what MrKrabs said. If LA were to get a team, they would most likely want another team in say Anaheim. Still it seems weird they dont have one but oh well. Perhaps the Raiders may want to move back their one day?
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Old 02-29-2008, 02:21 PM
 
Location: The 719
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whats up with L.A. why can't they get a football franchise I mean really almost all the cities in america has one but not L.A. I know that L.A. used to own the Rams and the Raiders but now there gone and they need another franchise.
Says who? They really do NOT need another franchise.

Until I see poster after poster from SoCal saying "We need an NFL Franchise Now and we WILL support it", what difference does it make what the rest of the country thinks?
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Old 02-29-2008, 06:14 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis Indiana
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LA already has a pro team: USC
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Old 02-29-2008, 07:42 PM
 
Location: Huntsville, AL
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LA already has a pro team: USC
Ha Ha, I was just going to say that. LA is a good football town, but for USC. It is like the same thing here in Alabama, they love football down here (I'm from Chicago) but it's not pro football, it is all college.

Certain areas have such a love for the college game that a pro team won't survive. LA is certainly one of them.
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