What Is The Largest City Without An Nfl Team?

There are a few contenders for the title of largest city without an NFL team. The most populous city without an NFL team is Los Angeles, which has been without a team since 1995 when the Rams and Raiders both left town. Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio all have teams, leaving Phoenix as the largest U.S. city without an NFL franchise. There are several Canadian cities larger than Phoenix, but none have an NFL team either. Toronto is the largest Canadian city without an NFL team.

Interestingly, some of these cities (Los Angeles, Toronto) have had teams in the past but no longer do, while others (Phoenix) have never had a team at all. There are several reasons why a city might not have an NFL franchise. One reason is that it simply doesn't have enough people to support a professional football team; another reason is that it doesn't have enough money to build or maintain a stadium that meets NFL standards; yet another reason is that there isn't enough interest in football in the area to make having a team viable from a business standpoint. Whatever the reasons may be, these cities remain sans-NFL teams for now.

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