- Aug 27, 2011
I like kickoffs,sad to see them die. I also preferred sudden death over time, but I know i am in the minority.
That WAS the NFL overtime rule.I think the new inside kick rule in the NFL has ruined the onside kick. I like the AAF's alternative. I also HATE the NFL's OT rule. You lose the coin toss (Chiefs), sorry, your offense doesn't get a chance to tie this game if they (Patriots) score
Which category do the linebackers fall into? I think that would lose it's following pretty quickly, especially since one, both, or merged variety of these spring leagues hopes to become an NFL farm system.Someone made a suggestion today on Pardon My Take to have a 'Chunk Football League.' All skill position players required to be over 300 lbs. All lineman must be under 200 lbs. Would be amazing.
You're missing the "and your defense couldn't stop them from marching down the field for a TD" part that goes in the middle there.. It's important.You lose the coin toss (Chiefs), sorry, your offense doesn't get a chance to tie this game if they (Patriots) score
I get that part and I understand. However, you aren't giving the other half of your team the chance to tie it up and continue playing.You're missing the "and your defense couldn't stop them from marching down the field for a TD" part that goes in the middle there.. It's important.
I'd say there's slim to none chance anyone skips college, plays a year or two and then goes to the NFL. Their bodies and skill levels are not evenly remotely close to being on a practice squad. They'd need to be through college.I wonder how the AAF and XFL will ultimately play in...
The AAF start beat the NBA overnight ratings so they seem to be off to a good start.
I imagine that they want to be the de facto nfl farm league.
The xfl on the other hand next season will run one year contracts up to 300k/year, with most likely no age restrictions.
If football athletes do have an avenue to play for pay and, maybe, access the NFL without playing in college...does that influence the college pay for play controversy?
Coaches making more than players? Interesting. Expect blowback if this lasts more than one season and looks profitable.Sources: AAF coaching salaries are better than you might think - FootballScoop
>>In conversations with sources around the league, FootballScoop has learned that AAF head coaching salaries break out roughly as follows:
— $500,000 for head coaches
— $200-250,000 for coordinators
— $75-150,000 for position coaches
While those salaries would not lure active coaches from the NFL or FBS, the AAF is paying above market rate for everything from FCS on down. Furthermore, those salaries come with full health benefits and perhaps the most important benefit — time off. The season runs from January through April and, while offseason duties vary from team to team, sources indicated it’s nothing approaching the level of offseason expected of coaches elsewhere in professional and college football.<<
I'm not a subscriber, so cannot see the story - but $250 million US Dollars?dont get too attached
NHL owner rescues fledgling AAF with much-needed cash...
if you arent a sub
Condon the Hurricanes owner ponied up $250 mill without it they were missing payroll last Friday.