Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 10/24/12
HOUSTON -- If you thought Reliant Stadium was nice, well, you're right. It's just not nice enough to host the Super Bowl. That was the takeaway from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's visit to Houston on Tuesday. Goodell spoke to civic leaders in the city about the possibility of Houston hosting Super Bowl 51 in 2017, and he said Reliant Stadium would need some minor upgrades. "You have an outstanding stadium," Goodell said, according to KHOU-11 TV in Houston. "I know people are looking at how we can improve that stadium, not just for Texans fans but fans that would come to the Super Bowl." One of those improvements would be to the scoreboards, Texans owner Bob McNair said. The existing scoreboards in the 10-year-old stadium would be replaced by digital ones, which would cost between 10 million and 30 million. Just who would be paying for that is unclear. Reliant Stadium is not owned by the Texans, but by Harris County. "I think what we have to do is look at all of our venues and...
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