Eagles and Giants fans might be on the same side for once
The NFL’s decision to hold a Super Bowl at the Meadowlands in 2014 could open the door for one in Philadelphia.
Holding the premiere NFL game in a cold weather city with an open stadium has never happened before. A Superbowl in New Jersey and could pave the way for cities such as Philadelphia to host the big game. Larry Needle is head of the Philadelphia Sports Congress, which is tasked with bringing big sporting events to town. He says with the exception of weather issues Philadelphia is perfect to host a Super Bowl.
“There’s no doubt that from an infrastructure standpoint we would be a slam dunk, in terms of the convention center our hotel package, the accessibility the media market, certainly the Linc is a tremendous stadium.”
Eagles management will be watching how New York makes out with their game in hopes of bringing a future Super Bowl to town.