Minnesota Vikings Should Forget About L.A. and Head East To Philly

December 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf wants a new, publicly-funded stadium and by all accounts he wouldn't mind staying in Minneapolis.
No one can really blame the owner for seeking a new stadium after the roof on the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome collapsed on December 12th after a blizzard pounded Minneapolis.
Wilf was left with a stadium that onlookers described as "a giant bowl of sugar." The disaster sent Wilf and the Vikings scrambling in search of a venue to play their final two home games. Ultimately the Vikings played at Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions, and TCF Bank Stadium, home of the University of Minnesota football team.
The public, however, does not see eye-to-eye with the owner when it comes to the state funding a new stadium. It is the biggest debate between Wilf, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton.
A resolution does not have to be made immediately since the team's lease runs through the end of ...

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