Rams Kroenke robs fans again with one less home game next season

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 10: Los Angeles Rams team owner Stan Kroenke attends the first game of the season against the Indianapolis Colts at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 10: Los Angeles Rams team owner Stan Kroenke attends the first game of the season against the Indianapolis Colts at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) /
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The Los Angeles Rams look to be part of the NFL’s International Series again in 2018, as LA will host a “home game” in Mexico City.

That’s right Los Angeles Rams fans. The NFL looks to have slated LA to play another “home game” in Mexico City as part of commissioner Roger Goodell’s plan for globalization via his ill-fated International Series.

In exchange for pulling up stakes in St. Louis to head west, Stan Kroenke has agreed to stick it to Rams fans for a second straight season and deny them an eight home game in the LA Coliseum.

Nice, right?

Kroenke, who has designs on the Rams being a globally recognized brand like the Dallas Cowboys or New York Yankees, sees shipping his team overseas or to Mexico City in 2018 as growing the fan base.

Maybe it does.

The Mexico City game does make more sense versus being in London again, but let’s not pretend that it necessarily help with the goodwill of the rank and file in Los Angeles. You know, the one’s who pay ridiculous prices for parking to watch a game in the historic relic that is the Coliseum.

While this is the trade off for the NFL and the Rams back in LA, it only benefits the league and Kroenke.

Not fans in Los Angeles.

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The organization clearly had struggles in Year One back in Southern California. The Rams played the Giants last season and NFC West rival Arizona this year in Twickenham. Some reports have it that the opponent for the game at Estadia Azteca may be the Kansas City Chiefs.

With the team back in LA, the gateway West may also lead to a game in China, a long time rumor and logical, given the commissioners fascination with taking the game to other parts of the globe.

Either way, Kroenke isn’t likely to find this news a popular topic with Rams fans who will watch another home game NOT in the Coliseum.