Even with the announcement that New York/New Jersey has been awarded the 2014 Super Bowl, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the potential of future games in open-air stadiums will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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NFL owners decided not to vote Tuesday at the NFL Spring Meeting on extending the new overtime rule changes to the regular season.
The presentations of the three finalists for the 2014 Super Bowl have been made.
The awarding of the 2014 Super Bowl is the major issue for the NFL League Meetings on Tuesday (watch the announcement live on NFL Network and NFL.com), but there are some side agendas that will be discussed.
Although Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti has voiced strong opposition to a New York/New Jersey Super Bowl, the hotel lobby buzz at the NFL Spring Meeting here continues to be that it is a virtual slam dunk.
The biggest item on the agenda at the NFL Spring Meeting is the vote to decide who will host Super Bowl XLVIII, and all signs seem to be pointing to the game taking place at the New Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey in 2014.
Despite claims to the contrary by the NFL Players Association, NFL executive vice president and general counsel Jeff Pash insisted that Monday’s unanimous Supreme Court ruling against the league in its case against American Needle has no impact on collective bargaining agreement negotiations.
Despite the seemingly long odds to be named the host city for Super Bowl XLVIII, the bid committees for South Florida and Tampa have been diligently rehearsing their presentations that they will deliver to owners for a vote on Tuesday.
There seems to be pretty widespread support at the NFL Spring Meeting for NY/N.J. to play host for Super Bowl XLVIII.
To say that representatives of the committee making the New York/New Jersey bid for the Super Bowl XLVIII are confident about their chances for success would be an understatement.
When NFL owners voted in March to change overtime rules for the playoffs beginning in 2011, and there was tremendous momentum to go ahead and apply those changes to the regular season. That push seems to have lost a lot of steam.