According to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, the owners had long talks about the potential move overseas. Mark Waller, the person who runs the NFL’s international operations, reportedly convinced owners that the move to London is a definite possibility.
Owners asked questions such as, “What happens when a London team reaches the playoffs and faces a team from beyond the Midwest?” La Canfora believes the NFL is still considering how to make it happen, but it is definitely something being discussed.
“That was the thing they seemed to have the most difficulty figuring out,” said one team exec who closely watched the session. “They aren’t sure how to handle that from a competitive standpoint, but judging from how Waller spoke about, it’s definitely something they are spending a fair amount of time working on.”
Would you be impressed if the NFL had a team in London?