Written by Evan Reilly
Directed by Julian Farino
Spencer decides he wants out of a relocation deal and instead tries to use ASM to help keep the team in Oakland. He persuades Joe, Mr. Anderson and Julian to back out of a merged offer with the other business group and invest in the city’s long term future. Then, he surprises the league with a charming appeal to keep the team in their city.
Melvin helps him with his new pitch by organizing a protest outside Spencer’s meetings, getting scores of team fans to show their support. ASM wins the bid for a stadium, but the win is bittersweet: The team is still moving to Las Vegas. Spencer won’t agree to any deal that moves the team, so he opts out of the revised offer and gets the Anderson brothers to invest additional capital into the expansion of their sports management business. ASM won’t be sold, they’re only growing.
Reggie helps Vernon convince the league to get his suspension reduced, showing off his natural and maturing negotiation skills. Then, Reggie helps Vernon’s Dallas teammate, star defensive end Dexter Baines, navigate a PR disaster.
Jason arranges an interview for Charles for a vacant GM position in Los Angeles. Charles impresses the organization that he has strategy and leadership savvy to improve their team over the long haul.
Ricky stops at Amber’s door to ensure her he’s committed to her and their child. He proves he’s ready to switch his priorities by announcing his retirement from football.