NFL Developmental League?

June 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The National Football League is like no other league in the country.
As an entity, many have tried to copy the model of the NFL. The USFL failed miserably, as did the XFL.  The latest incarnation, the UFL, is bound for the same fate.
With talk that the NFL and NFLPA (NFL Players Association) have met to discuss the future of an "enhanced season," rumors of the NFL starting a developmental league has again been brought to our attention.
There are a few great reasons that the NFL should have a developmental league. Here are my reasons why it should be one of the main components in the new CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement).
The Draft
The NFL had a new experiment this past year that worked out rather well. They hosted the NFL Draft in prime time, and it buried everything it went against; including the NBA playoffs!
That is right, more people watched the NFL Draft than the NBA Playoffs. Do you know what that means? Commercial time in next year's draft ...

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