United Football League: Future NFL Minors?

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Published: March 31, 2009


... how it's going to be used, and how their slogan right now is: "Where the Future Stars Come to Play!"

Then, I read an article on CBS about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell considering using the UFL for a minor league. 

This could be a great thing for the NFL. By keeping the money wasted on NFL Europe and practice squads, where players get almost no development, the UFL trains them for future use in the NFL. 

Starting with only four teams and six weeks could make it hard to get into the season, and make it boring. 

If the NFL continues to support the use of the UFL, it could very well take off.

A lot of people are saying the NFL already has a farm system: the NCAA. I agree, but what about the players that just are not good enough right out of college. 

With development, we could get more qualified players in the NFL, and end up with more exciting games and more competition. 

I think it could also solve this pes...

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