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Vince McMahon to Target Alienated NFL Fans with 'New XFL'

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by deepest_background, Dec 27, 2017.

  1. I received a particularly surprising DM from someone whose information is normally solid, if not always reportable. The DM said that Vince McMahon will have a press conference announcing the new XFL move on Jan. 25. The scuttlebutt was that not only had ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary about McMahon’s failed Spring football league gotten him going about the idea again, but that he saw an opening in the marketplace given the response to NFL players’ on-field protests. https://deadspin.com/timing-of-trademarks-suggests-new-xfl-may-be-a-respon-1821393884
    Here are 11 ideas : Bring Back The XFL With These New Rules In Play
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  2. Slacker

    Slacker Well-Known Member

    12. A catch is a catch.
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  3. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    Re Suggestion 2: Has he been talking to papa Ball? [/crossthread]
  4. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Call it the ZZZ.
  5. 4. Vince McMahon should own the entire league himself and name himself the commissioner.

    He should run the league just like he runs the WWE.

    If he doesn’t want the commissioner role, he should name Terry Bradshaw one of the acting/rotating celebrity commissioners for this week and let him make every ruling Judge Judy-style on live national television after the games prime time on Sunday night.

    Can you imagine seeing a star player with his team of agents and lawyers pleading his case on whether or not he should be suspended three or four games for a late hit or dirty play on air? Or an official being called before the commissioner to answer for a blown call and try to defend himself while he peppers them with questions?

    This would be riveting television.
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  6. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    God help me, if you stacked two teams and put Tebow in charge of one and Kaepernick in front of the other, I'd probably watch myself and hate myself for watching it.
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  7. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Which team will LaVar Ball coach?
  8. Head ball coaches The Rock, John Cena, The Stone Cold Steve Austin Rattlers, The Mick Foley X-Treme etc. delegate all assistant positions to ex veteran pros
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  9. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    13. Copying and Pasting an entire article is a suspendable offense.
  10. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    They can just schedule a stadium in advance with a listing for XFL2. Then, after fans show up, one of the team's takes the field, grabs the mic, and pronounce that they're the toughest team around. Then all of a sudden, music plays and out comes another team and the two teams brawl at midfield,

    Then they are interrupted by XFL2 Assistant Commissioner Teddy Long, who announces that he will put together a football game, right then and now, and that the game referees should come out and get the teams lined up for kickoff.
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  11. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    So sign Kaepernick and kiss up to the flag humpers who hate him. How does that work?
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  12. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Play in smaller stadiums. Use the passing game rules from pre-1980. Give a $1,000 bonus per player to the winning team each game. No replay. A caught ball is one that the receiver has full control of when the ball is in bounds. Balls fumbled out of the opposing team's end zone will result in the ball being retained by the offense but the ball will be placed at the 50.
    Players won't just stand at attention during the anthem, but will salute with one hand, holding a Papa John's slice of pizza in the other while wearing a Trump MAGA hat. And the national anthem will instead be God Bless the USA by Lee Greenwood. Broadcast rights will be owned by Fox News, with the pre-game show hosted by Sean Hannity. Ann Coulter on the sidelines.
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