LA Football Update

The NFL met with Majestic Realty regarding Ed Roski's stadium proposal in the City of Industry, and it appears to have gone well.

"At their request, the Roski group provided us an update on their stadium project," wrote NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy in an email to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune. "Mr. Roski's site certainly seems to present an interesting possibility. The permitting and construction processes seem to be more defined than other sites we have seen."

I'm not sure if the NFL ever used the words "interesting possibility" to describe the Coliseum site, so this is a good step.

I might be wrong, but at this point I see the biggest hurdle to an NFL return being a team's intentions to actually move here. In order for that to happen, a number of stars need to be aligned at the same time. Mike Florio of the well-respected ProFootballTalk.com has an article on the Sporting News web site, outlining 10 scenarios in which the NFL could return to LA, with eight teams cited as relocation candidates. At the top of his list is the Jacksonville Jaguars, who we've mentioned several times before. Los Angeles Jaguars kind of has a nice ring to it, doesn't it? Right now the Jaguars are playing in a tiny market and struggling to sell out their stadium.

June 13, 2008 11:41 AM • Native Intelligence • Email the editor
 

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