Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/22/11
The United Football League likely played its final two games last night as the Virginia Destroyers (the relocated Florida Tuskers) beat the Las Vegas Locos to win the third UFL championship. The Sacramento Mountain Lions also won the consolation game. Without a buyout from the NFL, it seems very likely that the UFL will not return, however I still believe that the UFL holds value not only as a stand alone football league, but also as a minor league system for the NFL.  Of course, the main problem with that is the NFL already has a free minor league system (free of charge) in college football, but that system does not give the NFL football ready players in the middle of its season. That is certainly an issue for several NFL teams right now, and if NFL Commish Roger Goodell really wants to expand the game, the UFL feels like a safer bet that putting a NFL franchise in London.  However, a significant investment would need to be made. The UFL currently has just four teams. If the...
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