San Antonio Vikings? Say it ain't so, Lester Bagley!
Although Los Angeles has long been rumored to covet our football team, Bagley recently dropped the bombshell that another city has also been wooing the Vikes during the past year. However, he wouldn't reveal which city.
"We would let that city speak for itself," Bagley said. "I don't think it's our place to say who it is."
Bagley may not be willing to spill the beans, but that hasn't stopped Deadspin writer and Postmortal author Drew Magary from laying odds, and he says San Antonio is the best bet.
Here's Magary's reasoning:
SAN ANTONIO (3/1): Former owner Red McCombs was rumored to want to bring the team here, and San Antonio has a recent history of hosting NFL games, with the displaced Saints relocating there for a few games in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. This city has secretly coveted an NFL franchise for years, so it wouldn't surprise me if they were the ones trying to lure the Vikes away.Other potential Vikings-stealing cities include Toronto, London, and New Jersey.
If San Antonio is indeed making a play for the Vikes, it won't be the first time Texas has poached one of our beloved local sports franchises.
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