Football fans craving pigskin in the spring will have their answer thanks to a number of former NFL players.
Field Yates of ESPN noted former NFL running back Ricky Williams appeared on Thursday's episode of Outside the Lines and announced he is one of the founders of the Freedom Football League. He is joined by fellow founders Terrell Owens, Simeon Rice and Mike Alstott, among others.
The league will play during the spring as to avoid competing against the NFL and collegiate football in the fall.
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