UFL Football: NFL Lockout Could Bring a Much-Needed Boost

March 12, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As of midnight EST on Friday, the NFL had officially locked out its players, thereby making the league's first work stoppage since 1987 almost a foregone conclusion.
Let me ask you a question. Have you heard the saying, "One man's trash is another man's treasure?"
In layman's terms, the phrase means that someone's unappreciated object or failure in some respect leads to another man's valuable find or success.
Thus, in the midst of the NFL lockout a vast majority of us, the fans, will attempt to find some way to fill the void of having no NFL football next season, if the situation comes to that. 
That's where the United Football League comes into play.
The UFL is, by many accounts, attempting to eventually become a developmental league to the NFL similar to the NBA D-League.
Those plans have long seemed unrealistic, as the league is experiencing severe financial problems. It lost between $45-50 million in 2010 and owes approximately $6 million to credi...

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