History Is Made: 2014 Super Bowl Is Coming to The Meadowlands

May 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As South Florida, Tampa, and New York/New Jersey (the Meadowlands) anxiously awaited a decision from the 32 voters at the well-publicized spring meeting in Dallas, the tension could be cut with a knife.
Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014 was looking for a home, and this election brought up a rare possibility: championship football in the cold.
“We had a common goal to build a beautiful stadium,” Giants executive vice president and leader of the New York/New Jersey bid group Steve Tisch told the NFL Network .  “And we had a common goal to get the Super Bowl in 2014.”
This they did.
After four rounds of stressful voting and much anticipation, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced that the Meadowlands in New Jersey would receive the big game in 2014, waiving the 50-degree minimum requirement for average temperature in order to bring the game back to the cold. It will be the first Super Bowl ever to be held in the area, a market that has hosted ab...

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