The AFL announced today what everyone had basically assumed for months – the Las Vegas Outlaws will replace the San Antonio Talons in the West Division and the New Orleans Voodoo will be shipped off to the East Division as the league realigns into four three-team divisions for 2015.
For those of us who like the NFL’s once-a-week approach to things because we, frankly, have a lot going on in our lives and we can’t be expected to watch 3-7 games per week of our own team playing basketball or baseball, Arena Football provides that nice, familiar, once every seven days opportunity to take a few hours off and catch a game. Oh, you have some extra time this week? You can watch every game from the week in a span of less than 24 hours.
It’s the top level of indoor/arena football
The AFL isn’t the NFL. Don’t focus on what it isn’t. Instead of a touchback after every score, you’ll see kick returns off a rebound net. Extra points aren’t automatic. Defense is critical and turnovers become more important when the offense is expected to score every time they touch the ball. The offensive line and defensive line are going to be in a one-on-one battle with the man across from them for 60 minutes. You’re going to have a 300-lb. man catch a pass at least once a game. Continue reading 11 Reasons You Should Spend Your NFL Offseason Following the Arena Football League→
Covering Arena Football, DFW food, and odd things that interest me, Brian Beaudry.