A new professional football league is riding the proverbial midnight train to Georgia and bringing with it a collection of former NFL stars.
On Wednesday, the Alliance of American Football ushered in a new era as it pegged Atlanta as the second franchise location for its fledging league. After announcing Orlando as the inaugural city, AAF co-founder and CEO Charlie Ebersol placed his second stake into the south’s football haven.
“This city and state is filled with football fans,” Ebersol said. “We look at cities like Atlanta as the bellwether of what we expect and want to deliver. We are (more…)