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The coming Orange Bowl deal isn’t the only reason adding another game is being strongly considered.

Interest in being part of the new postseason system has been strong among bowl organizers and there is no shortage of qualified candidate cities. The other current BCS games, the Fiesta Bowl and the Sugar Bowl, are almost certain to remain part of the new lineup.

The Cotton Bowl held at Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, along with groups from Atlanta, San Antonio and Houston have submitted requests for proposal to host the Big 12-SEC game. The Sugar Bowl in New Orleans also is in the running to host that game, and considered the front-runner along with Arlington.

Another game would also mean more television revenue. As it is the new system is expected to at least double and possibly triple the value of the current BCS, which ESPN pays $155 million per year for the right to broadcast.

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