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Setting up the NFL for promotion and relegation

With the European soccer season beginning this month, I've decided to explore what promotion and relegation could do to a top American sports league, particularly the NFL and how it could make it more exciting.

Toyota Stadium looking from the east side as the teams walk out before a game

Now’s not quite the time for promotion/relegation in MLS

There's good reason some people here in the U.S. are clamoring for Major League Soccer to start using the promotion and relegation system. And I actually tend to agree with that way of thinking. I think it would be unique and against the "traditional American" sports; however, at the same time the league isn't quite ready to tackle the task of switching the entire U.S. Soccer pyramid to such a system.