Published: Wed, March 21, 2018
Sports | By Toni Houston

Why Alliance of American Football thinks it will be different

Why Alliance of American Football thinks it will be different

The younger Ebersol, who directed ESPN's "30 for 30" documentary on the XFL, brought in former NFL general manager Bill Polian to help oversee the league. He emphasized a more family-friendly stance than the previous XFL, downplaying the sexy cheerleaders and violence of the original league and adhering more to the current PG-era of the WWE. Other games will be available on the league's app.

ESPN's Darren Rovell reported that Charlie Ebersol plans to start the Alliance of American Football, and the scheduled start date is February 9, 2019, the week after next season's Super Bowl. Whereas Vince wants to revamp the XFL in in early 2020, his rival scheduled his launch for 2019 on CBS, soon after the next Super Bowl.

Among the former National Football League stars that will serve as senior-level player relations executives within the AAF include future Hall of Famers Troy Polamalu, Hines Ward and Jared Allen. "There are tens of thousands of players who don't have a job, which translates into hundreds of Kurt Warners" - a reference to the quarterback who spent time playing in the indoor Arena Football League before putting together a Hall of Famer career in the NFL.

Ebersol said the league will be composed of players who didn't make the cut for the NFL. Play clocks will be 30 seconds and every touchdown will be followed by a two-point conversion attempt.

"Football is so dominant for six months of the year", Ebersol said.

The league will have eight teams in cities to be announced in the next three months.

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"Under its deal with the AAF, CBS will air league matchups beginning with the February 9, 2019, season opener and culminating with the championship game the weekend of April 26-28, with one regular-season game airing each week exclusively on CBS Sports Network".

The letters are different - just like the other ones were before the XFL, USFL, WFL and others all went to the graveyard - but the co-founders of the newest North American football league believe this one can be different and stick.

The post also included mentions of the Instagram usernames of former Miami Dolphins players Richie Incognito and Mike Pouncey and said suicide and revenge were the only options for a victim of bullying. "If you're not committed to seven-to-10 years, you're not taking this seriously".

"Fifty-nine million people play fantasy and 20 million people play only fantasy football", Ebersol said.

Sports agent Donald Yee announced last year his plans for Pacific Pro Football, a league with four teams based in Southern California that would give 18- to 21-year-olds a professional alternative to college football. Though if that would happen, it would be huge and could already be a knockout punch to the XFL before they even get off the ground.

Perhaps most intriguingly of all, Ebersol says the games will have 60 percent fewer commercials than National Football League games, and there will be no TV timeouts.

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