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Woodcookedbbq

Will Charlotte ever host a Super Bowl?

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NO, Miami, and Tampa are pretty much on a near rotation. San Diego's been kicked out until they get a new stadium. IIRC, Glendale (PHX) is now in there, and I'm not sure if Houston is or not.

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I say perceived because Charlotte does host NASCAR events at LMS and last I checked it can host well over twice what BoA can.

I tend to think that's just a lame excuse that the NFL uses for us because Charlotte isn't really a cold weather town but clearly isn't a warm weather location either.

Nascar and the Super Bowl are two totally different animals.

I would say a good percentage of those attending a race would have little to no problems what-so-ever sleeping in a Motel 6 while people traveling cross country to shell out $1000's on tickets might be a little miffed if their concierge was behind bulletproof glass.

Also, there is a prescribed average temp for outdoor venues (50 degrees) that Charlotte also doesn't meet. The NFL needs no excuse.

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Since Charlotte was battling with other cities for the team, the league didn't have to black mail them for a new stadium with the promise of future Super Bowl (s).

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reasons for no. 1. no dome 2. possible bad weather 3. smaller city than NO, MIA, MIN, PHX, and now DAL is in the mix with the new stadium

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CEOs love motel 6

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But they put the Superbowl in Detroit? are you kidding me, what does Detroit have to offer? The chance of getting robbed and shot? I guess thats more appealing then a 30 degree game.. makes no sense to me, and then they want to put the Superbowl in London by 2013? All it does is rain there... Raymond James Stadium is one of the smallest venues, we deserve a superbowl, Charlotte is one of the biggest cities, its bigger then Tampa...

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50 degrees average or a dome.

It's really quite simple.

Why do so many people get all defensive about Charlotte?

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