Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/20/14

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 20: Robert Kraft, team owner of the New England Patriots addresses the fans as he receives the Lamar Hunt AFC Championship trophy from CBS announcer Jim Nantz against the San Diego Chargers during the AFC Championship Game on January 20, 2008 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
This week Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, is on a promotional tour in Europe was quoted as saying, “ I personally think we should have a franchise in London, and that is something I am going to push for," Kraft said, according to SkySports.com. "I think I said that the last time we were over here in 2009 and before this next decade is out, I hope we have a team here. I think that would be right for the NFL, and this fan base has proven they deserve it.” However, I disagree with Robert Craft, and this article explains why the NFL should not have a permanent franchise in London.NFL Starting in the 1920’s several football leagues and teams came together to form the American Professional Football Conference which would later become the National Football League. It is called the National Football League because it features only teams in America, and because it really has become America’s game. I understand the thrill of playing a game or two each season overseas or tryi...
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