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The history of NFL teams moving

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CANTON, OH - AUGUST 5: Official NFL footballs sit on the sideline prior to the start of the game between the New Orleans Saints and the Arizona Cardinals during the Pro Football Hall of Fame game at Fawcett Stadium on August 5, 2012 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
Jason Miller/Getty Images
CANTON, OH - AUGUST 5: Official NFL footballs sit on the sideline prior to the start of the game between the New Orleans Saints and the Arizona Cardinals during the Pro Football Hall of Fame game at Fawcett Stadium on August 5, 2012 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Professor Emeritus of Sports Economics, Roger Noll, spoke with us about the NFL history of moving teams and to give us a little peek at what the future may hold.

Over the decades, Los Angeles has been the Grand Central Station of the NFL. Three teams have moved here and three teams have moved away.

The Rams, Raiders and Chargers have all had L.A. on their jerseys, then changed it to another city for one reason or another.

Professor Emeritus of Sports Economics at Stanford University, Roger Noll, joined the show to take us back in time and give us a little peek into the future is.

Southern California Public Radio's Ben Bergman also joined the show to discuss all 32 NFL owners gathering this morning in Houston for a special meeting dedicated to moving a team to L.A. 

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