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Los Angeles leaders courting Panthers

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by RS12, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    11:27 AM ET 11.11 | High-powered California political officials have been courting Carolina owner Jerry Richardson in the hopes of bringing the Panthers to Los Angeles with no luck to date, said one source familiar with the discussions. Richardson has been polite and steadfast that he is committed to Charlotte and is not moving the Panthers. The only scenario in which he would listen would be if Charlotte balked at helping him with some of the stadium renovations the Panthers have been seeking.

    ESPN

    http://www.fannation.com/truth_and_rumors/view/348252-los-angeles-leaders-courting-panthers
  2. BringBackThatOleTimeBoys

    BringBackThatOleTimeBoys Well-Known Member

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    I hope the Raiders move to LA, so Minnesota, Jacksonville, Carolina don't lose on the sports musical chairs.
  3. hsfolk

    hsfolk Active Member

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    no way is Carolina leaving for L.A.
  4. arglebargle

    arglebargle Well-Known Member

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    This is just useful as leverage to extort special deals out of the local governments.....
  5. SkinsandTerps

    SkinsandTerps Redskins Forever

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    The NFL would not allow it, and there is no way Richardson is leaving the Carolinas.

    Silly speculation and attempt from the LA folks.

    He is just trying to help them situate a market again.
  6. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong

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    The Panthers are well supported in this area. No way the owner or even the NFL lets them go.
  7. Manwiththeplan

    Manwiththeplan Well-Known Member

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    I know this sounds callous, but I have no problem with the Jaguars moving. Their fan support is only okay, even when they are (+/-) 2 games of .500.

    They got support when they were winning division titles, as do most teams, but if you don't support your team with in reason (if they are 0-10, it's okay to stay home), then they have every right to seek a better situation.
  8. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin

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    Don't see it happening. Jaguars seem the most likely

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