Philadelphia…beautiful place, but possible Super Bowl host?
The NFL Owners Meetings are currently under way outside of Phoenix and a wide range of league-related concerns will be discussed. Philadelphia Eagles’ Jeffrey Lurie discussed a more specific matter on Monday: the possibility of his city serving one day as host to the biggest sporting event of the year.
Should the New York/New Jersey Super Bowl go well in 2014 and the weather not prove too disastrous, Lurie says that he will then push to have Philly have the honor of holding the sporting world’s attention.
“I will, yes. I will, if it’s a success. New York will help us.”
I’m not a big fan of having the game held in a cold weather climate and, though I adore this city, don’t think that Philadelphia is at its finest in the winter (spring, summer and fall, yes. Winter, not so much). But, if the NY/NJ Bowl is a success and there is an opportunity for Philly to have the honor of serving as host for the big game, why n...