So the Alliance of American Football launches in two hours, and you may be asking yourself whether you should watch the game that will be broadcast on CBS. (For most of the country, it’s San Antonio at San Diego.)
I’ll be watching Bohemian Rhapsody with family tonight, but I’ve set the DVR — something I didn’t plan to do as recently as Thursday. Which counts as progress, I suppose.
For those of you who remain undecided, consider this: According to the AAF, 81 percent of the players on the league’s eight teams have been under contract to NFL teams. Of course, that doesn’t mean they’ve played in NFL regular-season games; but they at least have worn an NFL helmet and participated in NFL practices and, for many of them, at least played in preseason games.
Consider the number of major college football programs, and how few NFL teams exist in…