Lewand On Possibility Of Team In London: ‘I Wouldn’t Put Anything Past The NFL’

CBS Detroit

By Ashley Dunkak
@AshleyDunkak

CBS DETROIT – On Sunday the Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons will play in the second of three NFL games in London in 2014, and Lions team president Tom Lewand expressed optimism about the chances of London eventually having its own NFL team.

“I don’t think you foreclose any opportunity to make yourselves better, whether that’s as an individual, as a team or as a league, and clearly there are some tremendous sports fans in the U.K.,” Lewand said Wednesday. “We’ve seen the growth in our sport and the popularity amongst those fans over the last few years. How much we can continue to grow that is a real opportunity in front of us.

“Clearly there are challenges whenever you talk about a team stationed over here permanently, but we have some incredibly intelligent people who are looking at some of those logistical challenges, and I wouldn’t put…

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