Alliance of American Football, New League, Kicks Off in 2019
23 March, 2018, 21:24 | Author: Lula Armstrong
Football fans will have multiple viewing options in a couple years.
The new football league will play a 10-week season, starting February 9, 2019, one week after the NFL season concludes with Super Bowl LIII and one year prior to the expected start of the relaunched XFL.
A draft of players in late fall after the college season concludes "Players who probably are coming off injury or some other situation where they want to perhaps play in our league in order to enhance their draft status", Polian explains also is planned.
Time will tell whether this thing catches on. As the AAF is being developed with an eye toward serving the nation's 59 million fantasy sports enthusiasts, the app will be front-loaded with an integrated in-game fantasy element. "Our investors here understand that it's a seven-to-10-year plan".
Dick Ebersol will serve as an adviser to his son's league, while McMahon works to bring back the XFL. Now they are seemingly rivals.
"As the Alliance of American Football launches next February we are excited to become the official television partner, adding more football to our robust programming line-up with a great package that includes two primetime games on CBS, as well as a full slate of regular-season spring football on CBS Sports Network", said CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus. Of the other games, one per week will feature on CBS Sports Network. Their strategy is going after the diamonds in the rough who seemingly get overlooked.
The AAS will not directly compete with the National Football League, but will instead play during the off-season and feature players who didn't make the National Football League cut. "Only 1,700 have National Football League jobs", Ebersol added.
"We firmly believe the next Kurt Warner and Adam Vinatieri is out there", Polian said.
The league will start will eight teams in eight cities, which will be announced within the next three months.
While many football fans took to social media to voice concern, the AAF has made some big promises, including win bonuses, stat bonuses and fan engagement bonuses for the players. The losing team will start on its own 35-yard line with fourth-and-10. And teams must go for a two-point conversion after every touchdown. And the XFL was lambasted mostly for low-quality play because using National Football League cast-offs does not make for compelling competition no matter how many gimmicks are employed. To differentiate the Alliance of American Football from its competitors, there will be no TV timeouts and 60 percent fewer commercials.
The new league will beat the XFL to the punch with Vince McMahon's new venture set to relaunch in 2020.
"Fifty-nine million people play fantasy and 20 million people play only fantasy football", Ebersol. It's pretty hard to beat that level of experience just from how many combined seasons those men have played in the NFL.
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