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Bleacher Report – Vikings

NFL news and notes: Stadium played major role in landing Super Bowl

By apnews@1500espn.com

ATLANTA (AP) – Build it and the Super Bowl will come.

That message rang loud and clear Tuesday when Minneapolis was awarded the 2018 game after a vote by owners rewarded the city for its new stadium deal.

The owners chose Minneapolis and the $1 billion stadium planned for the site of the old Metrodome to host the championship over New Orleans and Indianapolis.

“In large part, it was due to recognition of the great work they’ve done on the stadium,” Commissioner Roger Goodell noted.

“It’s been 10 years and we’ve always been driving to build a stadium,”…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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