Originally written on Grits Blitz  |  Last updated 10/17/14
It wasn't long ago that the city of Atlanta lost the Thrashers to Winnipeg. Now, Atlanta-based fox five is saying that there is a group in Los Angeles that is interested in purchasing the Atlanta Falcons. My take? Of course there is a LA based group interested in the Falcons. That group is interested in anything that snaps the football. If they had a chance to get even the lowly Jaquars they would jump at that too but the Falcons? Who wouldn't want one of the four best teams in the NFL? This is a group in LA that is willing to talk to anybody and willing to throw money at anybody in an attempt to forget that the huge market of LA has failed at professional football. Let's not kid ourselves, we aren't talking about hockey here. We are talking about football and more specifically football in the South. The Falcons aren't going anywhere. On the city of Atlanta side? This is all about politics. It's not just a coincidence that Atlanta politician and mayor Kasim Reed is quoted in the article. This is all about getting a new stadium built and it's all about getting it done quicker. They say where there is smoke there is fire but in this case it's politicians politicking. Whether it be Kasim Reed or Arthur Blank, everybody involved wants the best deal possible for themselves and they want it to happen as quick as possible. Don't worry about the Falcons, they aren't going anywhere. LA should do what they do best, quit worrying about football and keep keeping up with the Kardashians.
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Roger Goodell will have to testify in Ray Rice case

Report: Zach Mettenberger to start for Titans over Locker

LaMarr Woodley likely done for season with biceps injury

Report: Some Seahawks think Wilson isn’t 'black enough'

Darrelle Revis sent home for being late, misses practice

Report: Texas to pay scholarship athletes $10K per year

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Widespread academic fraud occurred at North Carolina

NHL postpones Senators/Leafs game after Ottawa shootings

Lions send player home from London after cutting him

Brandon Marshall on Jay Cutler: We're like brothers

NBA Board of Governors votes against NBA draft lottery reform

Jamaal Charles admits he hid concussion symptoms

WATCH: Penguins perform 'O Canada' following tragedy

WATCH: Cutest grandma challenges Dwyane Wade to game of one-on-one

UEFA Champions League midway report: Groups A – D

Report: Expect Florida to make a run at Bob Stoops

Porn star: No one parties harder than Sebastian Janikowski

Outrageous college football predictions: Week 9

World Series Game 2 Preview: Giants vs. Royals

Michigan St. fans troll Michigan campus, paint 'M' green

NFL MVP Watch Week 8: Is Manning still the King?

Fan blows $300 buying hot dogs for his section at World Series

Mo’ne Davis' Chevy commercial won't affect amateur status

WATCH: Isaiah Thomas forces OT, stares down Mayweather

Falcons News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Report: Goodell will have to testify

Penguins do 'O Canada' following tragedy

UEFA Champions League midway report: Groups A – D

Porn star: No one parties like Janikowski

Report: Expect Florida to make a run at Bob Stoops

The San Francisco Giants are zombies

10 bold predictions for NFL Week 8

Pitcher's wife leaves generous tip

Nicklaus defends Jameis Winston

NFL players who could be traded by the deadline

Royals fans sleeping during Game 1

Rice files grievance against Ravens

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.