The NFL wants to play a regular-season diversion in China. The joining might have to wait until a joining develops a uniform that includes scuba gear.
According to Daniel Kaplan of SportsBusiness Journal, wickedness stays an snag to scheduling a diversion — and a NFL has nonetheless to come adult with a solution.
Reports emerged in 2016 that a NFL skeleton to theatre a Chinese regular-season diversion in 2018. Since then, a NFL has done no specific announcements in this regard.
As Kaplan notes, China expected won’t close down spark plants and seed clouds like it did before a 2008 Olympics to accommodate an NFL game. Which could be a problem for players who are, we know, inhaling a atmosphere in sequence to yield oxygenated blood to their muscles.
NFL executive V.P. Mark Waller told Kaplan that a preference on a 2018 diversion in China might not come until a owners accommodate in May 2017.