A Super Bowl in the Meadowlands? Now That’s a Bad Idea

May 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL is committing economic suicide if they award New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, with the 2014 Super Bowl.
Why would the NFL want to place the world's biggest sporting event in an open-air stadium in the first week of February?
The chances of snow or just unplayable weather isn't "old school" or even cool, it's just plain dumb.
In fact, the only thing dumber than placing the game in the new Meadowlands, was New Jersey officials financing the construction of a billion dollar public facility without a roof.
Football is not a winter sport.
Professional football is a fall sport that has been extended to 16 games, and playoffs through the month of January, with the Super Bowl in February.
When originally formulated, both leagues were playing 14-game schedules, and the Super Bowl was played by mid-January.
In fact, the whole idea behind the Super Bowl as originally developed, was to find warm weather venues so that har...

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