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Old 07-05-2007, 06:15 PM   #1
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Default Why doesnt Canada have an NFL team?

I am a fan of the NFL and have always been wishing, hoping, and praying that Canada gets a damn team. Now I know what people are going to try to tell me:

1) The CFL would lose all its money and would be shut down ruining a great part of Canadian history.- Who the fck cares!!!!!?? Iight I didnt mean that, completely, But I would rather have a NFL team in Toronto than the damn argos anyday. And couldnt the CFL just be used as a d-league like it pretty much already is?

2)No stadiums.- Your trying to tell me we wouldnt be able to build a new one? You can put money into the Toronto FC but not an organization that would make you 10X more money!!?

3)Not a big enough fanbase.- Fck outta here. The Raptors fanbase is growing rapidly every year and Im sure Canada would support a NFL team 100%

The only problem I really think is a legit problem is money. It would be hard to come up with the money for a stadium and other costs, but theres gotta be someone out their who would invest in a team. Is there ever going to be a team? Why dont we already have a team in Canada after 87 years?
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Old 07-05-2007, 07:24 PM   #2
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BUMP! Noone cares for a team in Canada? Dang
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Old 07-05-2007, 07:53 PM   #3
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Default Re: Why doesnt Canada have an NFL team?

NFL runs on TV contracts... and if there is a canadian team, they are fearing that they will lose half the audience on a sunday because one is a canadian team and fans south of the border (U.S.) won't watch those games...
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Old 07-05-2007, 08:04 PM   #4
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Default Re: Why doesnt Canada have an NFL team?

1.the nfl is adding another team anytime soon.
2. if they did the franshice fee would probly be around 1 billion dollars
3. the nfl doesnt want you to know that it is a very conservitive league and a team in canada or mexico would piss off its neo-con fanbase.
4. any team in canada would have to pay its players in us dollars that was one of the reasons that the hockey teams had to move.
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Old 07-05-2007, 08:06 PM   #5
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Default Re: Why doesnt Canada have an NFL team?

Football = America's sport, or is that baseball.
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Old 07-05-2007, 08:34 PM   #6
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are nfl games widely broadcasted in canada?
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Old 07-05-2007, 08:39 PM   #7
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are nfl games widely broadcasted in canada?
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Old 07-05-2007, 08:42 PM   #8
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Canada is more interested in ICe Sculpting and Curling than football game.
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Old 07-05-2007, 08:55 PM   #9
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Canada is more interested in ICe Sculpting and Curling than football game.

Not where Im from.
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Old 07-05-2007, 08:58 PM   #10
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I wouldn't mind seeing Toronto get a team...

the way it is set up now though is perfect, 32 teams, 4 teams in each division.

If you added just one it would put 5 teams in one division

they should add 8 all at the same time....give mexico and europe a few teams...
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Old 07-05-2007, 08:59 PM   #11
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We have our own league. The CFL plus weekly NFL games on TV is enough.
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Old 07-05-2007, 09:16 PM   #12
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If CFL had 10 more teams i would appreciate it more. That aint ever gonna happen.
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Old 07-05-2007, 09:28 PM   #13
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if the US didnt have hockey teams, we wouldnt broadcast it in the states. is the CFL big there?
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Old 07-05-2007, 09:33 PM   #14
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I'm into figure skating, how big is it in Canada?
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Old 07-05-2007, 09:43 PM   #15
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Default Re: Why doesnt Canada have an NFL team?

I think Toronto deserves a NFL team... I think it would be huge here, but that's solely my opinion... I know when I get older and am able to afford it, I'd buy season tickets every year...
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