NFL chief: League would likely grow if L.A. gets team

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league "doesn't want to move any of our teams" and that the NFL would probably grow to an even 34 franchises if the city of Los Angeles got a team of its own.
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league "doesn't want to move any of our teams" and that the NFL would probably grow to an even 34 franchises if the city of Los Angeles got a team of its own.

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