2014 Super Bowl Update: Why a Super Bowl at The Meadowlands Is No Problem

May 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Tuesday, May 25, 2010, NFL owners decided which location would be host to the 2014 NFL Super Bowl.  The Fourth Stadium on the ballot was Meadowlands Stadium, which on Tuesday received the necessary 17 votes to become the location of Super Bowl XLVIII.
The $1.6 billion beauty will open its doors for football in August of this year with the Giants playing the Jets.  Earlier this year, a coin toss decided who would be the home team for the first pre-season game and who would be the home team for the first regular season game.
Prior to this decision, the National Football League had a 50 degree rule which did not permit the Super Bowl to be in a location where the weather will be below 50 degrees.  The league claims that this will be a one time exception to the 50 degree rule.
In the last decade, the venue for the Super Bowl has repeated in two locations.  Both Miami and Tampa hosted Super Bowls within ten years of each other (within four years in Miam...

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