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Prosdo
07-15-2005, 11:59 PM
NFL's global thinking extends beyond Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) ? The NFL emphasized again Friday that if its first regular-season game abroad this year is successful, it could be the start of a broader international push.

The league "is going to look at all of the markets that have indicated an interest in doing this around the world: several in Europe, Canada, Asia," Roger Goodell, the league's executive vice president. Goodell spoke at a news conference to talk about the Oct. 2 game between the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers, the first regular-season contest outside the United States.

Goodell re-emphasized what commissioner Paul Tagliabue said when he announced the project: that if the game here between the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers is a success, the league might "look to play an international game, maybe on an annual basis, and rotate that around to some of the markets that have an interest globally."

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I was wondering what everyone's opinion on this is?