Supporting the NFL’s Decision to Play a Cold Weather Super Bowl

May 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Yesterday, the NFL owners named the location of the 2014 Super Bowl: The new Meadowlands stadium in New Jersey. 
Up until this point, all previous Super Bowls had been played in either cities with warm winter climates, or enclosed stadiums.  The new Meadowlands stadium will not have a roof, and as anyone who has lived in the Northeast United States can tell you, February in New Jersey is generally not warm.
Why did they break from the precedent and award the Super Bowl to New Jersey?  Mostly because NFL owners are jealous people.  The majority of owners saw the big game always played in cities like New Orleans, Miami, and San Diego, and were disappointed that they would never have the opportunity to host.
But now that a precedent has been set, there’s nothing stopping teams like Washington, Philadelphia, and Denver from being awarded the big game as well.
So is this a good thing?  There was a vocal opposition to the...

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