Atlanta Falcons: Will Fans Warm Up to New Stadium Talk?

December 8, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Christmas is right around the corner, and Atlanta Falcons fans could be getting news of a pretty expensive gift for the near future. The problem is, many fans would seemingly rather take the receipt and return the item.
Leon Stafford and Tim Tucker of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported yesterday that the Atlanta Falcons and Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) authorities will meet on Monday to "vote on the framework of a possible deal."
That "deal" would give Atlanta a brand-new, retractable-roof stadium within a mile, or on the site of, the existing Georgia Dome, which has housed the Falcons and multiple premiere sporting events for 20 years.
Falcons owner Arthur Blank opened discussion of a new home stadium for the team in 2006, and since then, talks between the team's ownership/management and the Georgia World Congress Center have heated up. A new stadium, if the deal continues to materialize, would hopefully go up by 2017. 
While the novelty of a st...

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