I think everyone knows by now that the 2014 Super Bowl will be played outdoors, in New Jersey. Of course, Super Bowls have been outside, but never in a cold weather city. I have some mixed feelings on this. For one, I am a football traditionalist. I love watching Football games on TV in the snow and rain. My kids love watching games in the snow. Who doesn’t love to see a Muddy or snowy field where people are slipping and sliding all over the place? Since I am not going to the Super Bowl, and probably never will be able to go to one again (I went to Super Bowl XXVIII in the Georgia Dome in 1994 thanks to my Uncle having season tickets to the Cowboys and paying for my ticket.), I really don’t care where it is at. As a matter of fact, let the rich bastards that can afford to go suffer as they watch it! In that respect, I have no problem with the Super Bowl being in New Jersey (BTW- It is New Jersey, not New York City!!! Give it a rest NYC) Now if I would be able to go, it would suck to be a fan at the game. The Super Bowl is in February...FEBRUARY!!!! That means snow and below 0 temps!!! I have heard fans argue "Man, it would be awesome to play in the cold, the unpredictable elements will bring the game back to what it was!" As I stated above---Yes, but not if I was in attendance. I have gone to games out in the cold at Soldier Field in Chicago. IT is not fun watching a game in person when the wind chill is negative 10 degrees. IF I am going to pay all that $$$ to watch the Super Bowl, I want to be able to enjoy it. It better be a damn good game if I am sitting through freezing cold weather. If it turned out to be a blowout, I would be PISSED!!!!!!I Also, if a team loses due to a fumble or something else that the weather would play a hand in, I don't want to hear excuses from the losing team's fans. I don't want to hear, "Well the Dolphins would have won, but the weather screwed them out of a chance to win." All this does is pretty much guarantee whoever has the better offensive line and running game will win the Super Bowl and that's stupid. I like the way it is in a dome or warm weather stadium. This makes the Super Bowl the most equal playing field possible. That's just my take on it. Let me know what you think.
Labels: 2014 Super Bowl, New Jersey, NFL, Sports