Well, excuse me, but isn't that the point of a developmental league?
But some doubt that the developmental league will be a practical model for football.
This a developmental league, but we also want to teach winning.
There had been a conditional arrangement to have the 6-foot-11-inch Smith play one season in a developmental league.
He refused a request to play in a developmental league or go overseas to help with his transition.
One new option that the Knicks apparently will not use is the developmental league.
The joint tournament was held as a dry-run of the proposed developmental league.
Hockey East is in effect a developmental league for the pros with 124 former players now on active rosters.
The developmental leagues feature young pros, rookies and free agents.
"My concern is about someone early in their high school career focusing on the developmental league," Brand said in a telephone interview.