Super Bowl XLV: Only Green Bay Packers Win in Disastrous Dallas

February 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Anyone who believes the Super Bowl was a success in Big D, other than the newly-crowned world champion Green Bay Packers, needs to think again and get a reality check. The big “show” that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones hoped to stage could not have been more of a mess.
The weather—which to be fair was not Jerry’s fault—was horrible, causing restaurants, bars and other businesses to take a huge financial hit. Super Bowl cities depend on the enormous crowds who come to enjoy the fun, if not go to the game, to eat, drink and be merry and for merchants to make money—lots of it. None of this happened.
Further, the lead-up festivities during the week, at venues spread out all over the vastness called “North Texas,” between Dallas, Arlington, and Fort Worth, were particularly ill-conceived. Some events, like the NFL Experience at the Dallas Convention Center, were 15 to 30 miles away from the stadium.
Most importantly, why was t...

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