That means the eight-team league, including Utah's franchise, the Salt Lake Stallions, will not finish out their inaugural season. According to Darren Rovell of the Action Network, Dundon will lose $70 million of his investment and made the decision to suspend operations against the wishes of league co-founders Charlie Ebersol and Bill Polian. Polian and Ebersol envisioned it as a development league for the NFL with several rules tweaks created to speed up play and make it safer.
"The person said the players' union is founded on the belief that using active National Football League players and practice squad members for the AAF would violate the terms of the CBA and the restrictions that prevent teams from holding mandatory workouts and practices throughout the offseason".
The news outlet said the league is scheduled to hold a conference call with all of the teams and players Tuesday afternoon. And the league got a bump in attention after Johnny Manziel signed last month and was allocated to Memphis. "These tickets went fast and we're unable to find more right now".
Manziel was helped off the field and later ruled out from coming back into the game.
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Instead, McMahon chose to restart his own league; it is scheduled to launch next year.
While Dundon funded the league payroll, sources say he did not pay vendors that worked with the AAF, many of whom are still looking for their money.
If this is the end of the AAF, then it won't have lasted even as long as the original XFL did which was one season.