Spring League says most NFL teams showed interest

Posted by Michael David Smith on May 8, 2017, 5:47 AM EDT Few fans knew or cared that the Spring League wrapped up its three-week season in April, but the Spring League says the NFL noticed.Spring League CEO Brian Woods … Continue reading


New Spring League isn’t an NFL production

Posted by Mike Florio Yes, there’s a new spring football league coming. No, it’s not an NFL production. A series of tweets from SiriusXM NFL Radio declares that “[t]he NFL will have a spring league starting in the spring of 2017, structured … Continue reading


NFL to present formal proposals for a developmental league in 2017

By: Jason La Canfora Troy Vincent, the NFL’s head of football operations, said his department is prepared to make recommendations for a developmental league or in-season academy after years studying the matter. The league will begin the formal process of … Continue reading


League is considering a developmental league

Posted by Mike Florio on October 22, 2016, 9:43 PM EDT With NFL Europe/Europa/Whateva long gone and the Arena Football League close to joining it in extinction, football players not yet ready for the NFL have limited options for developing … Continue reading


NFL owners, coaches say a developmental league is needed and here’s what’s brewing

By: Jason La Canfora The limos were lined up bumper-to-bumper around the sprawling driveway and the private planes waited on tarmacs nearby as NFL owners scrambled to get back home after wrapping up another league meeting. In a nearby ballroom, … Continue reading


The FXFL Presents a Unique Model in Startup Football, but Will Struggle to Survive

By: Hayden Bird It’s hard for modern football fans to imagine a professional league that isn’t wildly popular. Many of us are far too young to remember the old AFL, which was the last expansion league to successfully challenge the NFL … Continue reading