To help grow our brand of football beyond American borders, the NFL is turning to an expert in the other kind of football.
Brian Mawhinney, who served for seven years as chair of the Football League, will serve as a special advisor to NFL International.
The Football League consists of the 72 teams below the Premier League.
A former member of Parliament (not the musical group), Mawhinney could help lay the foundation for an expanded presence of the league in England, possibly culminating in the full-time arrival of the London Shaguars.
For now, Mawhinney says that American football is “developing impressively in this country and I look forward to aiding that