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  • #46
    Originally posted by GB12
    Originally posted by bearsfan_51
    Originally posted by neko4
    If anybody ever goes up to Northern Virginia you would realize how big it is and in some areas like Pentagon City, Rosslyn and Crystal City, are becoming more of their own cities rather than suburbs, so if you can have a team in BAL, why not in N VA?
    Don't the Redskins already play in Farifax County? Seriously. It's like 30 minutes. The Redskins are Northern Virginia's team just as much as they are DC's (which nobody really lives in D.C anyway). Whether or not Baltimore deserves it's own team is up for debate I suppose, but the Baltimore-D.C-Northern Virginia metropolitan area is the 4th largest in the country I believe. That should constitute two teams, which it has. Having three teams would just be stupid.
    I think the Skins are technically in Maryland.
    Yeah you're right. Team headquarters and training facilities are in Northern Virginia. That being said, it's really considered one area.


    Nobody cares about your stupid fantasy team.

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    • #47
      Originally posted by bearsfan_51
      Originally posted by GB12
      Originally posted by bearsfan_51
      Originally posted by neko4
      If anybody ever goes up to Northern Virginia you would realize how big it is and in some areas like Pentagon City, Rosslyn and Crystal City, are becoming more of their own cities rather than suburbs, so if you can have a team in BAL, why not in N VA?
      Don't the Redskins already play in Farifax County? Seriously. It's like 30 minutes. The Redskins are Northern Virginia's team just as much as they are DC's (which nobody really lives in D.C anyway). Whether or not Baltimore deserves it's own team is up for debate I suppose, but the Baltimore-D.C-Northern Virginia metropolitan area is the 4th largest in the country I believe. That should constitute two teams, which it has. Having three teams would just be stupid.
      I think the Skins are technically in Maryland.
      Yeah you're right. Team headquarters and training facilities are in Northern Virginia. That being said, it's really considered one area.
      Headquarters/practice facilities are in ashburn, fedex field is in landover maryland

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      • #48
        Originally posted by neko4
        Originally posted by bearsfan_51
        Originally posted by GB12
        Originally posted by bearsfan_51
        Originally posted by neko4
        If anybody ever goes up to Northern Virginia you would realize how big it is and in some areas like Pentagon City, Rosslyn and Crystal City, are becoming more of their own cities rather than suburbs, so if you can have a team in BAL, why not in N VA?
        Don't the Redskins already play in Farifax County? Seriously. It's like 30 minutes. The Redskins are Northern Virginia's team just as much as they are DC's (which nobody really lives in D.C anyway). Whether or not Baltimore deserves it's own team is up for debate I suppose, but the Baltimore-D.C-Northern Virginia metropolitan area is the 4th largest in the country I believe. That should constitute two teams, which it has. Having three teams would just be stupid.
        I think the Skins are technically in Maryland.
        Yeah you're right. Team headquarters and training facilities are in Northern Virginia. That being said, it's really considered one area.
        Headquarters/practice facilities are in ashburn, fedex field is in landover maryland
        For decades it was all RFK. I think that once FeDex is all used up, Snyder will try to land the skins back in DC. The city has already asked Snyder, but he knows that hes sitting on a gold mine in Landover.

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        • #49
          Originally posted by someone447
          Originally posted by sweetness34
          Stoner, how the hell did you understand all this? Aren't all your brain cells gone from your dates with Mary Jane?



          Good read though. I think Las Vegas could support a team. The gambling capital of the world. Tourists there all the time. I think it would do pretty darn well.
          Stoner is his last name Anyway, weed doesnt kill brain cells, only numbs them, they come back later on. Alcohol kills them.

          Like Ward said, Texas could easily support a 3rd team.
          Ok, I'm sorry....YFS.

          Btw, my friends would beg to differ that smoking pot doesn't kill brain cells. I think my friend is legally retarted (IQ wise) because he's smoked so much.


          Another sig courtesy of BoneKrusher

          Originally posted by JBCX
          Despite looking better against an underachieving Eagles team, I still think the Bears are one of the worst teams in the NFL. I smell a blowout victory by the Lions this week and a division sweep.

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          • #50
            Originally posted by bearsfan_51
            Originally posted by neko4
            If anybody ever goes up to Northern Virginia you would realize how big it is and in some areas like Pentagon City, Rosslyn and Crystal City, are becoming more of their own cities rather than suburbs, so if you can have a team in BAL, why not in N VA?
            Don't the Redskins already play in Farifax County? Seriously. It's like 30 minutes. The Redskins are Northern Virginia's team just as much as they are DC's (which nobody really lives in D.C anyway). Whether or not Baltimore deserves it's own team is up for debate I suppose, but the Baltimore-D.C-Northern Virginia metropolitan area is the 4th largest in the country I believe. That should constitute two teams, which it has. Having three teams would just be stupid.
            The skins play in maryland not virginia

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            • #51
              Originally posted by sweetness34
              Stoner, how the hell did you understand all this? Aren't all your brain cells gone from your dates with Mary Jane?



              Good read though. I think Las Vegas could support a team. The gambling capital of the world. Tourists there all the time. I think it would do pretty darn well.
              Marijuana doesn't kill brain cells, it makes them hungry.

              sig by VLS
              Originally posted by Smokey Joe
              I don't care...

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              • #52
                Originally posted by Hurricane Ditka
                Originally posted by sweetness34
                Stoner, how the hell did you understand all this? Aren't all your brain cells gone from your dates with Mary Jane?



                Good read though. I think Las Vegas could support a team. The gambling capital of the world. Tourists there all the time. I think it would do pretty darn well.
                Marijuana doesn't kill brain cells, it makes them hungry.


                Another sig courtesy of BoneKrusher

                Originally posted by JBCX
                Despite looking better against an underachieving Eagles team, I still think the Bears are one of the worst teams in the NFL. I smell a blowout victory by the Lions this week and a division sweep.

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                • #53
                  This is why I shudder at the thought of a team moving to Los Angeles. Because if theres a team that needs to move, its the Jags.

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                  • #54
                    Originally posted by jag
                    This is why I shudder at the thought of a team moving to Los Angeles. Because if theres a team that needs to move, its the Jags.
                    Jacksonville just had a Super Bowl like 2 years ago.

                    sig by VLS
                    Originally posted by Smokey Joe
                    I don't care...

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                    • #55
                      Originally posted by Hurricane Ditka
                      Originally posted by jag
                      This is why I shudder at the thought of a team moving to Los Angeles. Because if theres a team that needs to move, its the Jags.
                      Jacksonville just had a Super Bowl like 2 years ago.
                      Yeah and sadly it was one of the poorest organized Super Bowls of all time.

                      I found this article, and granted it's like 5 years old but it's relevant to the debate.

                      "Tuesday, May 15, 2001

                      Story last updated at 11:38 p.m. on Monday, May 14, 2001
                      Jaguars' profit figures are worth remembering in future
                      See also: NFL lists Jags' 5-year profit at $79 million




                      Spinning around the news dial ... click.

                      Whoa. Here are some interesting figures.

                      In reporting on the Oakland Raiders' lawsuit against the National Football League, The Los Angeles Times obtained documents that had been entered into evidence that provided the financial performance of each of the league's 31 teams.

                      As you might imagine, such information has been closely guarded in the past. Even team owners didn't have a complete picture of what other teams were doing.

                      So, drum roll, how about the Jaguars?

                      According to the Los Angeles Times report, the Jacksonville Jaguars had operating profits in 1999 of $27.6 million and ranked fourth among NFL teams. In 1998, the Jaguars ranked second with operating profits of $30.1 million.

                      Not too shabby, eh? You might want to keep those numbers in mind when discussions come up about who should pay for improvements at Alltel Stadium that the Jaguars want done before the Super Bowl comes to town."

                      So the point here is that the Jaguars are doing fine. Basically all NFL teams are doing fine because it's the best ran professional sports league and it has evolved into America's most popular game. No NFL team should have to worry about being sold anytime soon.
                      Cheers to Michigan winters...

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                      • #56
                        Originally posted by bearsfan_51
                        Originally posted by princefielder28
                        Jacksonville needs to be out of the NFL and the team needs to be put in a place where fans are starving for a team. I don't think LA really is starving for a team, but one city that would do anything in the world would be Las Vegas!!! Look at Green Bay and Kansas City, two cities that lack success in anything else, but when it comes to football, that is what they live for.
                        Las Vegas makes so much less sense than Los Angeles. It's just a much smaller version with even bigger concerns. NBA teams can work in smaller-city markets that the NFL cannot. This is why an NBA team can play in Oklahoma City, which would never be feasible for an NFL team.

                        im assuming you dont know much about las vegas.... being that ive been living in Vegas for over 11 years and seen it grow like no other city in this country. From 1995 being about 200,000 people with in 10 years it grew close to 2 million people in the las vegas valley. You name one sporting event that is shown here in las vegas that hasnt had success. Boxing, UFC, ect . I personally worked this last weeks NBA all star week and we had the highest turn out for the nba jam sessions then any other previous city. They are looking into bringing it to vegas more often now. No other city can hold the people then vegas can, conventions, hotels, attractions and just the shire ease of having people travel just to come here and even to watch a game. If the tourist wouldnt fill seats then you have about 2 million people in the valley that are craving for a local team to support. I will tell you this much there is probably more money in this city then most nfl cities these casinos bring in so much money its crazy and many casino owners are all for bringing in a team because it will help them in the long run. Having a Great mayor who is working hard to get a team here and its his goal and having these casino backing a lot of money into a having a team here a stadium wouldnt be a issue of being build. Previous Vikings owner wanted to move the vikings to Las Vegas he had a interest here but ended up not doing it and that was 7 or 8 years ago i beleive, the city is even larger now. Montreal Expos wanted to move there team to vegas as well it was there 2nd choice outside of washington dc. So i do truely beleive Vegas would definatly be able to support a pro team and even NFL do i beleive that the first pro team will be a NFL team here in vegas no i think it will be Basketball or Baseball. Sorry hope i made some sense sometimes i can keep going and going lol but being that this has been my hometown for the past 11 years i truely beleive and support this city in the quest of getting a team here.


                        but i also agree los angeles deserves a city as well!

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                        • #57
                          Originally posted by sweetness34
                          Originally posted by someone447
                          Originally posted by sweetness34
                          Stoner, how the hell did you understand all this? Aren't all your brain cells gone from your dates with Mary Jane?



                          Good read though. I think Las Vegas could support a team. The gambling capital of the world. Tourists there all the time. I think it would do pretty darn well.
                          Stoner is his last name Anyway, weed doesnt kill brain cells, only numbs them, they come back later on. Alcohol kills them.

                          Like Ward said, Texas could easily support a 3rd team.
                          Ok, I'm sorry....YFS.

                          Btw, my friends would beg to differ that smoking pot doesn't kill brain cells. I think my friend is legally retarted (IQ wise) because he's smoked so much.
                          There's no need to apologize. And don't get me wrong. I smoke a ******** of weed (at least twice a day).

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                          • #58
                            I'd personally love to see a NFL franchise in Las Vegas, and I think it would do well also.



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                            • #59
                              Originally posted by yourfavestoner
                              Originally posted by Jughead10
                              Originally posted by yourfavestoner
                              Originally posted by Jughead10
                              So what does this atricle really saying? The NFL screwed up when even putting a team in Jacksonville in the first place?
                              You could certainly make that case, as Jacksonville is the league's smallest market and has the smallest fan base. However, it usually takes generations for a team and a city to establish a bond that results in a large and dedicated fan base. I also think the fact that the Jaguars have been able to sell out their stadium, despite having the smallest market and fan base, is a testament to the people of Jacksonville, as they have a much smaller pool of fans to work with. The biggest mistake they made when putting a team in Jacksonville was making the stadium far too large to sell out in a small market.

                              Like I said, this isn't a Jaguars-only issue. There are a number small market teams around the league who have this same problem.
                              Didn't the Jaguars have to take a couple thousand seats out of the stadium so they could sell it out and air the games on TV in Jacksonville beacuse of the blackout rules?
                              Yes, they did, because the size of the stadium was wayy out of proportion with the size of the market.

                              The decision to cover the seats was one of the best decisions to make if the Jaguars wanted to stay in Jacksonville.
                              Excuse me if i'm missing something here, but what good does covering seats really do beyond being able to say "Hey, we sold out!" easier?

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                              • #60
                                Originally posted by yourfavestoner
                                Originally posted by Bohleive
                                This seems like it was obviously at least a small mistake, choosing Jax as the expansion. Not to beat a dead horse, but one of the more interesting issues here to me is was it unethical for Tagliabue to put the expanision team there just to placate his buddy Jack Kent Cooke. And it was a bad business move too. How many now Ravens fans were really former skins fans? Not me. It was probably Tags' biggest mistake. Again, no offense to Jags fans.
                                There's no offense taken, as it's all water under the bridge anyways. Plus, there's the fact that I think it's ridiculous that it took the NFL almost twenty years to give Baltimore a team after losing the Colts.

                                I also think it's ridiculous that Irsay was allowed to take the rights of the Colts with him. But I guess they learned their lesson, as that was the move that predicated the league forcing Art Modell to leave the rights of the Browns with the city of Cleveland.

                                But that's a whole other issue...
                                Didn't seem to influence Bud Adams and the Oilers though, which was between the Colts and Browns cases. As you said though, whole other issue....

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