Originally Posted by BroncoInferno
The "franchise" concept works only insofar as the franchise is at least attempting to produce a competitve product. You do that with top of the line players.
Not accurate. If all the competition was 50% of the current level, or said another way, teams made up of college players or UDFA's, the level of competition would change, and it wouldn't take what are not considered "top of the line" players to be competitive.