Philly Wants to Host Cold Weather Super Bowl

By John George | Philadelphia Business Journal
|  Friday, Jan 31, 2014  |  Updated 10:35 AM EDT
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Philly Wants to Host the Super Bowl

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Philadelphia Eagles officials are saying that if all goes well up in North Jersey this weekend, the team will put in a bid to host a future Super Bowl.

I tracked down Eagles President Don Smolenski to ask him what constitutes things going well at MetLife Stadium, where the game time temperature is expected to be around 40 degrees at kickoff.

Smolenski said ultimately that will be up to the league and its team owners to decide.

"There are a lot of factors that go into the game," he said. "There’s the availability of hotel rooms and accommodations for guests, accommodations for the media, creating the right experiences for the fans, security — and the weather. The are so many components that make up the Super Bowl, it’s more than just the game." Read more about this story on PBJ.com

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