Found April 19, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
For several years now, the Minnesota Vikings have desired a new venue in which to play their home football games. The issue surrounding improvements to the Metrodome were exacerbated after the roof collapsed after massive snowfall during the 2009 season. Despite attempts to secure funding for a new stadium, it appears there is a strong possibility that the Minnesota Vikings could be the third professional sports franchise to vacate the region. Currently, there is a bill in the Minnesota legislature regarding funding for a new stadium for the Vikings, but it seems to be making very little headway and this has become a matter of great concern for the Vikings ownership. The legislature meets for just two more weeks and a deal must be reached soon. The Vikings have until February of 2013 to inform the NFL of their intentions to relocate or not. Minnesota told Metrodome officials that they would play in Minnesota in the Metrodome even though their lease had expired after 2011, agreeing t...
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