Spring League invites Rice, Manziel, adds former NFL players

By ROB MAADDI (AP Pro Football Writer)   An independent football league debuting in April is embracing high-profile NFL players who were shunned, extending invitations to Johnny Manziel and Ray Rice and lining up several former draft picks with the … Continue reading


Spring League Football will offer veterans chance to shine

By: Rob Maaddi, AP Sports Writer If Johnny Manziel or Tim Tebow want to play football again, The Spring League is ready for them. The independent league will debut in April with four teams composed of free agents. They’ll start training … Continue reading


Fall Experimental Football League Keeps NFL Dreams Alive

By Karen Given The NFL is the nation’s most successful sports league when measured by revenue, average attendance and TV viewership. But the NFL lags far behind the NBA, NHL and MLB in providing a place for developing players to hone their skills. The new Fall Experimental Football … Continue reading

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FXFL Brings Pro Football Back to Brooklyn

By: ANDREW BEATON Oct. 7, 2014 9:55 p.m. ET In this age of billion-dollar contracts and $500 seats on the 50-yard line, scoring a ticket to a professional football game in New York for $20 sounds like something out of a bygone … Continue reading


FXFL Announces Coaching Staff for Inaugural Season

Posted by Stacy Podelski on September 16, 2014 in 1495 Sports, New York Sports The FXFL, a new developmental league for professional football players, announced today the four head coaches for its inaugural season. Former Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Terry Shea will be at the helm in Boston when … Continue reading