Roger Goodell Prefers Expansion to Evacuation
"Really, we want to keep our teams where they are, and that's the dilemma because not only do we have to get the stadium in L.A., then we have to get the team."Does this give St. Louis the upper hand in the ongoing negotiations concerning Edward Jones Dome upgrades?
Probably not. The NFL is the most powerful sports league in America, so it's never bargaining from a position of weakness.
But potential expansion did spark an idea: Maybe we let the Rams and their 15 wins and 65 losses in the past five seasons move to L.A., and then claim one of those expansion teams. We can start over with a clean slate -- one without a lease agreement that requires us to keep rehabbing a billionaire's playhouse every decade.