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Mending the Metrodome won't be enough

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08:05 AM ET 02.10 | The Vikings are preparing as if their home will be ready in time for the preseason, but it's not in great shape today. The Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission will meet today and, according to a good source, is expected to hear the evaluation from engineers that a complete new roof is needed for the Metrodome at a cost of $18 million. A go-ahead vote for a new roof by the governing group of the Metrodome will be necessary if the stadium is to be ready for the Vikings' exhibition opener and all other events scheduled in mid-August. The Dome's air-supported roof collapsed during the Dec. 11-12 blizzard.

Minneapolis Star Tribune

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February 10, 2011  08:06 AM ET

The place is a dump!

February 10, 2011  08:13 AM ET

Bad money on top of bad money.

February 10, 2011  08:13 AM ET

put a band-aid on it and move on.

February 10, 2011  08:16 AM ET

They should be the first team with a stadium completely underground.

February 10, 2011  08:18 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

put a band-aid on it and move on.

Kind of like how they've put a band-aid on the QB position for so long.

February 10, 2011  08:21 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

The place is a dump!

You're being kind.

February 10, 2011  08:21 AM ET

New stadium= 51 more seasons of disappointment.

February 10, 2011  08:23 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

You're being kind.

You think I should be more eville?

February 10, 2011  08:24 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Kind of like how they've put a band-aid on the QB position for so long.

tends to eventually bite ya in the ****. eventually you gotta prick that boil.

February 10, 2011  08:29 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

New stadium= 51 more seasons of disappointment.

They're building a new stadium for the Vikings.

Unfortunately, it's in Los Angeles....

February 10, 2011  08:30 AM ET

Are they really going to pend that kind of money just so they can tare it down it down in a few years? OH %&#$! and I'm paying for it!!!!!!

February 10, 2011  08:33 AM ET
QUOTE(#14):

Are they really going to pend that kind of money just so they can tare it down it down in a few years? OH %&#$! and I'm paying for it!!!!!!

must pizz you off since it's not your team. oh bummer!

February 10, 2011  08:34 AM ET
QUOTE(#14):

Are they really going to pend that kind of money just so they can tare it down it down in a few years? OH %&#$! and I'm paying for it!!!!!!

you've been dwinking

February 10, 2011  08:36 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

must pizz you off since it's not your team. oh bummer!

Yes Indeed!

February 10, 2011  08:38 AM ET
QUOTE(#14):

Are they really going to spend that kind of money just so they can tare it down in a few years? OH %&#$! and I'm paying for it!!!!!!

Better dime?

February 10, 2011  08:39 AM ET

Let them play at the college.

February 10, 2011  08:41 AM ET

ooooh baby

February 10, 2011  08:51 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

You think I should be more eville?

You seem to be getting gentler as your days advance.

February 10, 2011  08:52 AM ET

Funny if they get the roof fixed, but there's no football.

 
February 10, 2011  09:00 AM ET
QUOTE(#20):

Let them play at the college.

Overrruled!

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