Signs point to NYC/N.J. winning Super Bowl bid


 

Vic Carucci, Jason La Canfora and Steve Wyche are on hand this week at the NFL Spring Meeting, where owners will vote Tuesday to decide the host city for Super Bowl XLVIII. It’s the biggest item on the agenda, and all signs seem to be pointing to the Super Bowl taking place at the New Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey in 2014.

Wyche posted earlier Monday that there is widespread support at the meetings for the bid from New York/New Jersey. Carucci added that his sense was the committee making the bid for New York/New Jersey was very confident in its chances.

Add La Canfora to the building consensus. He told NFL Total Access Monday he considers it “something close to a lock” that New York/New Jersey will win the bid.

In a programming note, of sorts, the actual vote will take place around 4 p.m. ET Tuesday afternoon after New York/New Jersey, South Florida and Tampa make their presentations. NFL Network will carry the announcement live, with a 90-minute special of the presentation process beginning at 3 p.m. ET (the announcement will also be streamed live on NFL.com).

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