Time to sit back, insert that IV of your favorite caffeinated beverage and check out some NFL headlines! Happy Monday Morning, my friend!
The Miami Dolphins quite possibly lost out on a big opportunity to host Super Bowl L. Want to know why? The Florida legislature opted not to approve a deal that would publicly fund improvements to aging Sun Life Stadium.
According to NFL.com:
Dolphins CEO Mike Dee said Sunday on Miami’s CBS affiliate that the team will not provide any upgrades to Sun Life Stadium without the help of public funding. The Dolphins have canceled all renovation plans and say stadium improvements cannot be made without public-private partnership.
Dee left the door open that the stadium issue could lead to the Dolphins’ eventual exit from southern Florida.
“The Dolphins are one of the only franchises in the NFL that don’t have a long-term lease with their community,” Dee said, according to The Palm Beach Post. “At some point, somebody’s going to buy the franchise from (Dolphins owner Stephen Ross), and clearly the stadium is the first thing they would need to address.” » Continue reading “Monday Morning Blitz: Miami Stadium Drama And More”