duma

NFL Merry-Go-Round: Relocation Roundelay

Recommended Posts

epper    26

So glad they just went with "Farmers Field" rather than "Farmers Insurance Stadium". Much less corporate sounding, and actually kind of fun to say.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jhans203    39

For a downtown LA area stadium, why would it be Farmers field? So random for that area.

I wonder if migrant workers will show up every morning to the Stadium looking for work? Wrong Farmers Field, Amigo!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
bowld    536

I sold insurance for Farmers for about 2 years..Horrible company.

I cant wait for the new stadium to be built but wish nothing but the worst for Farmers in this deal

*OK, my bitter rant is now over*

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
BlueSky    302

Sounds like where these guys play.

3683124788_8f8f1f682e.jpg

My daughters went to that school. Their '93 state championship victory was a game for the ages. They scored with 12 seconds left to win 43-37.

Texas had two high school divisions - something like 5A Div. 1 and 5A Div. 2 - and in '96, the QB of the other division's champion was Drew Brees.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jhans203    39

$700. Million. Dollars. For a stadium without a team.

Just move the Jaguars already.

If I was the Chargers I don't see why you wouldn't jump all over this. They can stay in SD until the Stadium is finished and keep but expand their fanbase.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jhans203    39

$700. Million. Dollars. For a stadium without a team.

Just move the Jaguars already.

If I was the Chargers I don't see why you wouldn't jump all over this. They can stay in SD until the Stadium is finished and keep but expand their fanbase.

I could also see a NFC team like the Vikes or someone jump as well.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
LMU    3,017

What is it with my metro area and stadia?

You have a plan for a cheaper stadium in Industry, with all environmental reviews passed, just waiting for a team to commit.

Then you have a downtown stadium pitched, with a naming rights deal already secured, but none of the reviews even started, and with demolition/site work to factor in.

And all this after the Rose Bowl/Coliseum/Carson/Irwindale/Hollywood Park/Dodger Stadium parking lot/Angel Stadium parking lot indecision that made us lose out to Houston.

LOL WUT?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Gothamite    5,869

What is it with my metro area and stadia?

You have a plan for a cheaper stadium in Industry, with all environmental reviews passed, just waiting for a team to commit.

Then you have a downtown stadium pitched, with a naming rights deal already secured, but none of the reviews even started, and with demolition/site work to factor in.

And all this after the Rose Bowl/Coliseum/Carson/Irwindale/Hollywood Park/Dodger Stadium parking lot/Angel Stadium parking lot indecision that made us lose out to Houston.

LOL WUT?

Difference here is that the requirements were much tighter to secure an expansion franchise. To get a relocated team, it doesn't matter if multiple groups are competing, so long as one of them can actually seal a deal.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
ColorWerx    397

Sounds like where these guys play.

3683124788_8f8f1f682e.jpg

My daughters went to that school. Their '93 state championship victory was a game for the ages. They scored with 12 seconds left to win 43-37.

Texas had two high school divisions - something like 5A Div. 1 and 5A Div. 2 - and in '96, the QB of the other division's champion was Drew Brees.

I used to drive by that thing all the time (Denton to Dallas and vice versa).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
oddball    162

It doesn't matter what they name the stadium. If they can't get it built, then who really give a flying pig's butt? Build the stadium, then get a team, and then I'll care what they name the stadium...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
illwauk    420

$700. Million. Dollars. For a stadium without a team.

Just move the Jaguars already.

If I was the Chargers I don't see why you wouldn't jump all over this. They can stay in SD until the Stadium is finished and keep but expand their fanbase.

If I were the Chargers, that's exactly what I'd do, only I'd continue to have training camp in San Diego and commit to playing one preseason game at the Q every year.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now