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View Poll Results: Football for SA
Yes 30 52.63%
No 12 21.05%
Don't need them 3 5.26%
Spend SA money on something eles 12 21.05%
Voters: 57. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-29-2011, 09:24 PM
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Location: Fort Worth
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I would say the Jags could move to San Antonio. They just have to do something with the Alamodome.

L.A. will get either the Chargers or Raiders first. Hell, even the Rams look like a better option...
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Old 11-29-2011, 10:47 PM
 
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It would be fun to see how local sportscasters react after seeing their obsession upstaged... However, taxpayers would probably have to foot the bill for the majority of the cost of dome upgrades/new stadium, and that's a tough sell in any economic climate, but esp. so in this one.
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Old 11-30-2011, 01:28 PM
 
Location: San Antonio-Westover Hills
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It's so funny to watch everyone get so excited over something that won't ever happen, at least not in this lifetime, unless the Cowgirls move. Keep dreaming, though. Dreams are important. lol.
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Old 11-30-2011, 01:39 PM
 
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It's so funny to watch everyone get so excited over something that won't ever happen, at least not in this lifetime, unless the Cowgirls move. Keep dreaming, though. Dreams are important. lol.
It's even funnier when someone believes they know what the future holds....
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Old 11-30-2011, 02:04 PM
 
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Mike Florio of NFL talk said today that a lot of insiders are saying the St Louis Rams may be headed to LA and the Jaguars would go to St. Louis. This would of course be 3 to 4 years down the road, since that's when LA would be ready for a team.
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Old 11-30-2011, 02:51 PM
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Location: Fort Worth
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Mike Florio of NFL talk said today that a lot of insiders are saying the St Louis Rams may be headed to LA and the Jaguars would go to St. Louis. This would of course be 3 to 4 years down the road, since that's when LA would be ready for a team.
....that could work too.
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Old 11-30-2011, 03:28 PM
 
Location: South Texas
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Who's WE? If you mean the tax payers of San Antonio and Bexar County I'm against it. Let all of the football fans who are salivating for an NFL team build it with private donations.
No worries here. The average tax payer of San Antonio and Bexar county is too poor to support a NFL team and there is not enough corporate $ going around in this city.
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Old 11-30-2011, 06:41 PM
 
Location: Round Rock, TX
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No worries here. The average tax payer of San Antonio and Bexar county is too poor to support a NFL team and there is not enough corporate $ going around in this city.
I agree. However, I'm also of the belief that we have to spend money to get money back. The MBB FFs have brought millions to the local economy and we can't spend a few hundred thousands or single-digit millions to keep them coming?

People who want money for local projects must realize the money has to come from somewhere. It can't come from the budget because we're already tightening it. It can't come in bonds because they get rejected. Obviously it won't come from increased sales taxes because everyone gets upset. Something's gotta give, right?

We have to stop treating our city as if it's a small town. We're almost at 2M people and we're subjected to the NBA as the only professional sporting event. And what happens when the NBA is in lockout? We have nothing. We supported the Spurs in helping build a new arena.

I understand the Alamodome is a sore subject. Nobody wanted it built. Nobody liked the design. No one likes the location. And it was shoved into our minds as the one thing necessary to bring a football team here. But our city has grown by leaps and bounds since the early 90s. It's time to be progressive. It's time to think ahead.
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Old 12-01-2011, 03:19 PM
 
Location: San Antonio-Westover Hills
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It's even funnier when someone believes they know what the future holds....
Nope. There's nothing funny about that.
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Old 12-01-2011, 06:55 PM
 
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Why do people keep talking about this! There is not nearly enough corporate support to
make fiscal sense for an NFL team. Until we can sell 50 + skyboxes at $250k + a year
and 80 thousand season tix at $2-4 k a piece and then sell TV ad time for millions
SA will never support an NFL team. Just won't happen, too small a market. Plain
and simple. You really think we could compete with LA??
Simple math.....
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