Skip to comments.Oh no! The Super Bowl might have bad weather (In February, in New York, whoda thunk it?)
Posted on 01/23/2014 1:59:11 PM PST by GeorgiaDawg32
The NFL is considering moving the game to Monday or Tuesday in case of bad weather.
Well slather me in butter and call me a biscuit. Didn't they KNOW the possibility of bad winter weather would increase during WINTER?
Personally, they need to play the game in whatever Mother Nature throws at it. They wanted this up there, they got it. Now deal with it.
Your opinion may differ.
Damn that Global Warm.....Climate Change, wink/wink!
Football is played outside, in real weather. The worse the weather the better the game!
Well, they were willing to take a chance on the weather. It’s a roll of the dice.
If they get a warm spell, it could easily be 45 degrees, which would be nice football weather. On the other hand, it could be in the teens or colder that time of year.
Maybe this will be the first and last time they have an outdoor stadium in the north host a Super Bowl. We’ll see.
It’s football. You play football in bad weather. Nuff said!
The Broncos, the Seahawks, and the fans don’t deserve the problems caused by Roger Gooddell’s idiocy methinks you are conflating some things here...
Why is nobody talking about Justin Bieber getting arrested? Instead we talk about the Super Bowl?
Maybe you assume the Super Bowl is about football. It is not. It is about money
misses the point ..
As a child of the 50’s, I remember watching pro football on tv (before all the drainage systems and so on were put in) and sometimes, literally, you couldn’t tell who was on what team except for the helmet.
It was a lot of fun watching a running back flying down the field and get tackled on the 40, then watching him slide and come to a stop on the 5.
Now this. This is terrifying...
>>misses the point ..
No, I get the point. They’re concerned that the rich d-bags who can get Super Bowl tickets will be uncomfortable if they can’t wear short sleeves to the game.
I just don’t care.
your class envy is ugly ugly ugly but that also misses the point. Your posts are short, pithy, and don’t connect with each other.
So which is it, your faux macho idea that we “play football’ in any kind of weather, or your absurd jealousy over those who can afford tickets in short sleevs?
Or are you just ticked off at life?
I still think the chances of them moving the game to a different day are slim to none. There is just too much money at stake - advertisers pay millions of dollars for a 30-second spot during the Super Bowl, solely because of the astronomical ratings the game receives. Entire ad campaigns are built around Super Bowl ads. Move the game to a Monday or Tuesday (or a Friday or Saturday), and those astronomical ratings plummet. The advertisers (and, by extension, the network) would revolt (and sue).
When New Yawk comes knockin’
their money does the talkin’
That is fun to watch .for a meaningless regular season game. It’s not what we wnat for the Super Bowl.
guys MEN about "bad weather."
>>Or are you just ticked off at life?
Nah. Just sick of whiny d-bags of any class.
They don’t care about the players; they’re worried about the swells freezing!
Agreed. Football games should not be delayed, cancelled, or moved to another location due to inclement weather.
Bunch o’ pansies.
Who are the whiney d bags in this story in your opinion?
HINT: I don’t see any. I see some buyers remorse for a stupid decision, and some worry about it and I dont think most fans want a Super Bowl dominated by weather, but I see now whining ...
What used to be a simple wardrobe malfunction will now be a frostbitten medical emergency.
. . . and commercials and drugs and getting laid and . . .
I agree with you. Play in whatever you get. Stupid to put it there in the first instance, but since you did ... do it.
Plus, think of the loss of productivity impact, if no one goes to work or school to stay home and watch it on weekday. The DOJ would have to launch an investigation of some type.
I disagree, but only for weather that rises to the state-of-emergency type of event.
A hurricane, or a real blizzard? Safety says stay home or move the game.
A snowstorm or rain? Even a “big” snowstorm? Play the game as planned.
Seriously, look up the 'Hugo Bowl'.
Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away, there used to be a wonderful game called football, played in whatever weather happened by MEN who “gave ‘em the business” at the bottom of the pile. My ultimate Super Bowl would be Da Bears playing the Brownies, and flipping a coin to see whether it’d be at Soldier Field or the OLD Cleveland Muni.
It’s perfect football weather.
Having changed tires on a semi when the wind chill was minus 55 degrees, Fahrenheit, I respectfully disagree with you.
I went to MANY, MANY games (baseball and football) at the old Muni. I miss that place.
I remember sitting in the upper deck behind home plate with the dreaded Yankees in town for a double-header (remember those?). Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris. It got rained out. Talk about a bummer.
"What the Hell is going on out here?"
I thought Selig or Stern were the worst commissioners in my lifetime,but Goodell may give them a run before he’s done.
Remember Bud Grant in Minnesota? He refused to let his players have heat during those nasty Minnesota winters.
Color me surprised. The only people who don’t seem to care are the millionaires who are going to be chasing the ball around the field.
They’ve been “considering” a move since they made this decision. It’s always been contingent on the weather being so bad there’s a city shutdown, like what happened to the game in Philly last year. Regular bad weather will be played through, just like any other football game.
And he had 4 NFC titles to show for it. (Technically one of those was an NFL Championship, the year they lost to KC in the SB).
Football needs to be over by Thanksgiving so we can get on with Hockey (which needs to be over by Opening Day).
And they thought the one at Jerry World was bad (weather-wise)?
Isn’t that Australian rules football on skates?
No, it’s Field Hockey on skates.
I ditto your comments, but I do think it was a bad decision to put on the premier event of a sport where most attendees biggest memories are not of the game but the elements and misery of attending.
It’s a Dam Site better game than Bassetball
But I’d be willing to bet a lot more people will tune in across the country than otherwise would have, just to see them play in those conditions.
I consider hockey just a bunch of big guys skating into each other, and fighting, chasing something no one can see which is called a “puck”..
I always watch the “bad weather” game on sunday when given a choice.
I personally don’t give a d@mn about the Superbowl or any other sporting event. Bread and circuses to distract the dimwitted masses from seeing what is being done to us by the elites.
Either schedule the Stupid Bowl for a domed stadium, or don’t bitch about the weather if it turns out to be bad.
How’s that for common sense?