Roger Goodell Wants NFL Teams in Both London and Los Angeles

October 26, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Helping the NFL brand grow, both within the United States and around the globe, is an ongoing task for Roger Goodell. The league's commissioner believes putting franchises in Los Angeles and London would provide a boost to that process.
Bill Williamson of ESPN passed along comments Goodell made to European fans during a forum leading up to Sunday's game between the San Francisco 49ers and Jacksonville Jaguars at the iconic Wembley Stadium in London.
He was asked about whether a return to Los Angeles or a move to the capital of the United Kingdom was the top priority when it came to a franchise. He didn't answer directly, explaining both locations would be good additions to the league:
It doesn't matter.
I'd love to be back in Los Angeles. But it has to be done the right way, we have to do it successfully.
I want both (London and L.A.), but it doesn't matter which one is first.
Goodell also told the crowd that the European fanbase is proving worthy of ...

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