Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 4/19/12

NEW YORK - APRIL 22: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is interviewed by Darrelle Revis of the New York Jets for the 'Ocho Cinco New Network' on the red carpet during the 2010 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has warned the state of Minnesota of "serious consequences" if legislators cannot pass a bill this year to fund a new stadium for the Vikings. According to NFL.com, Goodell relayed his concerns to Governor Mark Dayton Wednesday, and the two are set to speak again Thursday, joined by Steelers president Art Rooney II, chairman of the NFL stadium committee. Dayton trumpeted a plan to build a $975 million stadium for the Vikings on March 1, urging state legislators to approve a bill for the financing during the spring session. But earlier this week a Minnesota House committee rejected the plan to commit nearly $400 million in state funds, meaning passage will not come in the current legislative session. Though Dayton said there will be no new taxes needed to fund the stadium, lawmakers are wary of committing to the spending in an election year. The governor is still hoping he can revive the bill this year, possibly in a special session after November's...
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