It’s the old debate: NFL vs. EPL.
Which league features “real” football? Whose fans care more? Are each league’s players sissy and meek or fat and unintelligent.
What gets lost in the largely nationalistic bravado surrounding both the National Football League and the English Premier League is the amount each could learn from the other.
For instance, the EPL could reconsider the way it generates revenue or the way the top teams control almost everything. You wouldn’t find such problems in the NFL, which has revenue sharing and is only as strong as its weakest team.
And yes, NFL fans, the American football league has something to learn from the EPL. Maybe quite a few things, actually. What follows is an attempt to improve the NFL in 10 simple, EPL-inspired steps.
Listen closely, Roger Goodell. Hear that knocking? It’s the future.