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Lingerie Football League: Have Choker, Will Travel

By Erik Furlan On June - 4 - 2010

When circumstances beyond their control left them without a team for the upcoming Lingerie Football League season, members of the Denver Dream and the New York Majesty had but one option—go elsewhere.

Free agency, this is not. These women are by no means hired guns or high-priced talent bought from Denver or New York .

This is about survival.  With no other option, these players' hands were forced.  If they wanted to play, they had to go to a new city and try out for the team.

That’s the kicker—even as veterans from defunct teams, they weren’t guaranteed or promised anything.  If they wanted a spot on the roster, they had to earn it just like everyone else.  (In fact, everyone in the league, returning player to rookie, had to tryout and earn their place on an LFL team.)

Regrettably, this is not the first occurrence of team troubles to hit the LFL, entering it’s second season this fall.

Prior to the inaugural 2009-10 season, the Atlanta Steam and the New England Euphoria had trouble finding a venue, placing plans for those teams on hold (and forcing players to find another place to play...

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