The last week in the NFL has been terrible but not because of the product produced on the pitch.
On Sunday the NFL witnessed the first drawn game since 2008, when the Philadelphia Eagles and the Cincinnati Bengals failed to score in overtime. The San Francisco 49ers hosted the St Louis Rams in a divisional clash that ended 24 points apiece. The concept of a draw is alien to the American sports fan, “we have winners and we have losers, by God, and ties are for losers,” (Jeff Otte, New York Times).
The NFL draft is an interesting concept. At the end of the season the worst teams in the league have the opportunity to hire the best young talent in College Football.
As Boris Johnson donned a helmet for photos with the Patriots owner Robert Kraft, amid a promise to the watching 84,000 to bring more American Football to London, would it be plausible for London to host an NFL Franchise?
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