A significant investment by a major TV competitor shows just how strong the USFL’s business model is. The NBC deal will get many more eyeballs on the product and dramatically lengthen the runway to get the league off the ground successfully.
We also talk about the 2009 ESPN documentary Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL? and how it shows what the original league did right and what pitfalls it needs to avoid the second time around. We also speculate about how rosters will be constructed and what types of players we could see in USFL uniforms.