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  1. Standard member Natural Science
    blunderer of pawns
    24 Nov '06 19:45 / 1 edit
    Here's what I'm thinking- a 32-player tournament, with each player representing a team in the NFL. In the 1st round, the groups would be 4 players each, in the current NFL divisions. For instance, all the players whose teams are from the AFC East, in one group, and so on. From there, all the surviving AFC players meet in one group, all the surviving NFC players in another group. The winners of those groups play the "Super Bowl".

    How about it? Think we can get enough support behind this turkey to get it off the ground? And can we get someone who's willing to represent the Oakland Raiders?

    Edit: it may not have been clear from my post that I'm referring to a chess tournament on this site.
  2. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    24 Nov '06 19:50
    Originally posted by Natural Science
    Here's what I'm thinking- a 32-player tournament, with each player representing a team in the NFL. In the 1st round, the groups would be 4 players each, in the current NFL divisions. For instance, all the players whose teams are from the AFC East, in one group, and so on. From there, all the surviving AFC players meet in one group, all the surviv ...[text shortened]... ay not have been clear from my post that I'm referring to a chess tournament on this site.
    Would you have to come from the city where your team was based?

    If so, I'll repesent Jacksonville.
  3. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    24 Nov '06 19:55
    My location says I'm the Pats.

    My rating says I'm the Raiders.

    P-
  4. Standard member Natural Science
    blunderer of pawns
    24 Nov '06 20:05 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Red Night
    Would you have to come from the city where your team was based?

    If so, I'll repesent Jacksonville.
    Well, I'm willing to give some latitude on that. This is an international community; it may be tough to get one forum-reading representative from each geographic region that houses an NFL team. Best case scenario is that we get 32 players, each of them a die-hard fan of their respective team, regardless of their actual location. But I'm a realist so I'll take what I can get. I just want to bounce some ideas off of the NFL fans over here, before possibly taking this to Russ and taking the thread over to the Tournaments page.

    And Phlab...I guess you can have New England, since my current geographic location doesn't have an NFL team. So I guess you'll be representing the Rod Rust years?
  5. 24 Nov '06 20:06
    Originally posted by Natural Science
    Well, I'm willing to give some latitude on that. This is an international community; it may be tough to get one forum-reading representative from each geographic region that houses an NFL team. Best case scenario is that we get 32 players, each of them a die-hard fan of their respective team. But I'm a realist so I'll take what I can get. I just ...[text shortened]... c location doesn't have an NFL team. So I guess you'll be representing the Rod Rust years?
    I'm an hour and a half from Buffalo and they're my team.

    Sa-weet!

  6. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    24 Nov '06 20:09
    Originally posted by Natural Science
    ...So I guess you'll be representing the Rod Rust years?
    What makes you think I can win 1 game?!

    I'll wait, I'm interested... but if there is someone else trying to be NE I can sit back.

    P-
  7. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    24 Nov '06 21:13
    Cash can represent the Cowboys.

    Shouldn't Darv have to be the Argonauts?
  8. Standard member Ramned
    The Rams
    24 Nov '06 21:53
    If i could do the toruney, I'd take the Rams. Then, I would dominate the tournament. Finally, I would "shut out" whoever were to play me in the Superbowl
  9. 25 Nov '06 02:35
    Originally posted by Natural Science
    Here's what I'm thinking- a 32-player tournament, with each player representing a team in the NFL. In the 1st round, the groups would be 4 players each, in the current NFL divisions. For instance, all the players whose teams are from the AFC East, in one group, and so on. From there, all the surviving AFC players meet in one group, all the surviv ...[text shortened]... ay not have been clear from my post that I'm referring to a chess tournament on this site.
    my team in the Cleveland Browns i like the idea
  10. 25 Nov '06 02:39
    I live in Arizona but am a Vikings fan. Put me in the 'sorry' division.
  11. 25 Nov '06 03:40 / 1 edit
    do you have to be a subscriber?
  12. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    25 Nov '06 04:50 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by EcstremeVenom
    do you have to be a subscriber?
    As the 8-balls might tell you...

    "Signs point to yes."

    P-
  13. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    25 Nov '06 04:52
    Originally posted by Red Night
    ...

    Shouldn't Darv have to be the Argonauts?
    You're looking for the CFL tourney!

    P-
  14. Standard member caissad4
    Child of the Novelty
    25 Nov '06 05:00
    3 hours from Houston and since I can't be Dallas I am forced to take the Houston Texans,

    Angela

    PS: I am really a Pats fan.
  15. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    25 Nov '06 17:38
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    You're looking for the CFL tourney!

    P-
    I'll get in the CFL tourney. Isn't there a team call the Rough Riders?