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American Flag Football League Conducts "Fun" Test Game Ahead Of Planned '18 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 28 / 17

Michael Vick, Terrell Owens and Chad Johnson were among the former NFLers "putting their star power behind" the inaugural American Flag Football League game last night in San Jose, according to KTVU-Fox. The league founded by financier Jeff Lewis is "hoping to attract former NFL players who still wa...

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