Best news first: the NFL passed a ruling on Tuesday that will
force compel one team to appear on Hard Knocks every year. In a very Hunger Games -esqe style, the NFL will ask for volunteers (I VOLUNTEER AS TRIBUTE!) and then if no one comes forward, appoint a team to appear on the show. This is how I feel about it:
Speaking of the league extending it’s reach in a YA-dystopian-novel kind of way, the NFL has committed to three games in London for the 2014 season (I VOLUNTEER AS TRIBUTE!). The NFL is also looking at expanding the playoffs in 2015. Don’t these guys know, mo money, mo problems?
If you’re a Falcons fan, and that’s the best news of this post, here’s your worst news: Julio Jones could be out for the rest of the season. Such a shame, because this is pure awesome:
Emily Ritter is a contributing writer for Aerys Offsides. She really misses Tony G. If you do too, follow her on Twitter @ebritter2.