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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Tue Apr 14, 2020 3:32 pm

They were making enough to get by with Vince propping them up, but with the season shutting down it pushed them over the edge.

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Post by Bandit » Tue Apr 14, 2020 8:49 pm

Shad Khan should buy it in bankruptcy sale as a joke.

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Post by pixel » Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:14 am

Bandit wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 8:49 pm
Shad Khan should buy it in bankruptcy sale as a joke.
Then move the league to England! Brilliant!
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Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:53 pm
So is this a direct result of Corona, or did Corona just accelerate its demise?
I'd say there were 50-75% odds that the XFL could've stuck around had all the teams played at smaller soccer-style stadiums and built some traction with local fans. A big problem that the league faced was the attendance numbers, it looks bad to have 20,000 fans sitting in gigantic NFL stadiums designed for 70,000+ people.

The on-field performance wasn't great compared to the NFL, but I think they made the right changes to the rulebook to fit the players' strengths. If the XFL had been around for a few years, it could've saw more competitive play.

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Post by Bandit » Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:49 am

$44 mil isn't bad. Vince said he was prepared to lose $100 million a season. But I think he knows the gravy days of TV rights fees might be over since advertisers are pulling out right now.

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