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NFL REALIGNMENT PLANS GET BROTHERLY & WINDY CITY LOVE

     In Philadelphia, Dave Caldwell reports on the latest re-
alignment plan submitted by Steelers president Dan Rooney (PHILA.
INQUIRER, 9/11).  Teams in CAPS change divisions.  The Seahawks
and Buccaneers would change conferences.
NFC EAST  NFC CENT  NFC WEST      AFC EAST   AFC CENT   AFC WEST
Eagles    Bears     CARDINALS     Colts      BILLS      Broncos
FALCONS   Lions     Rams          Dolphins   Panthers   OILERS
Cowboys   Packers   VIKINGS       Patriots   Bengals    Chiefs
Giants    Jaguars   49ers         Jets       Browns     Raiders
Redskins  SAINTS    SEAHAWKS      BUCS       Steelers   Chargers
     WILL IT HAPPEN?  Caldwell notes that the league has come up
with a $65M revenue pool to compensate those teams that stand to
lose money due to realignment.  The league will study more plans
at a meeting scheduled for September 28-29.  If at least 21
owners can agree on two or three plans, realignment could be
approved at the NFL fall meeting in Chicago, November 1-2
(PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 9/11).  In Chicago, Richard Rothschild
notes, the Cowboys "moved to the East when they needed help in
making a name for themselves.  Now that the NFL can use some
assistance with realignment, football's most publicized franchise
should graciously move to its rightful place in the West"
(CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 9/11).
     WHAT WOULD FOX THINK OF TAMPA IN THE AFC?  Tampa's WTVT-TV,
Channel 13, was one of the 12 CBS affiliates purchased by Fox and
New World Communications in May, 1994.
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