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Vikings-Eagles game postponed

Discussion in 'Sports Programming and Events' started by thelucky1, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. Mike Bertelson

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    I doubt they're worried about how full the stands are. The tickets are already sold out so it really doesn't matter to them.

    BTW, Since this is a sports programming thread and not a DirecTV programming thread, I'm moving this to the Sports Programming and Events forum.

    Mike
     
  2. fluffybear

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    You bet they do! However, since Football is suppose to be an all-weather sport then the NFL should have no issue with playing it when it was scheduled.

    Appears to me the big winner in this delay is going to be the Philadelphia economy. After all those people who have booked hotels, etc. now have to extend their stay.
     
  3. Lord Vader

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    That's simply because they're not used to snow there in the first place. To them, a couple inches shuts down everything.
     
  4. Lord Vader

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    50,000 Philadelphians trapped in their cars or freezing to death isn't exactly a bad thing. !Devil_lol
     
  5. Stewart Vernon

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    Anyone posting in this thread have a ticket to the game?

    If you have a ticket, and are in Philly... then you have a stake in this and can certainly complain about not getting to see the game and being willing to risk your safety to do so.

    For the rest (including me) who aren't anywhere near Philly or don't have a ticket to the game... chill out. We get to watch it Tuesday instead of Sunday.
     
  6. la24philly

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    I noticed alot of tickets being put on sale at craigslist. people can't change theire travel plans. Most fans are expected to travel home including viking fans.

    I was able to get a 150 dollar ticket for 60 bucks.
     
  7. la24philly

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    an update depending where people live some places as of 5pm have between 2 and 12 inches of snow.

    shelbyville Delaware right now has the lead at 10.8

    NBC 10 the news just came on. they say they had to move it to tuesday because espn has the broadcast rights to monday night.

    for the first time since 1946 a NFL game on tuesday.

    the vikings went to south philly to genos to get a cheesesteak.

    alot of the players including eagles txting in sayin this is bleeping BS we want to play.

    plus eagles will have a very short week they play dallas on sunday my guess is with final reg season game they could play backups.

    if they play the starters they are looking at 3 NFL games in 13 days
     
  8. zimm7778

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    You know it's a message board when people are arguing over whether erring on the side of caution with the thousands of fans who have PAID to watch a game is something worth griping over.
     
  9. thelucky1

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    That's funny!
     
  10. gomezma1

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    The fans should of car pooled and there would be less traffic. Just being sarcastic. The nfl should re-think about having the super bowl in cold weather stadiums.
     
  11. Jimmy 440

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    The NJT *& GSP are nightmares.Travelling to PHL from the coastal areas in NJ is next to impossible.There are white out conditions practically everywhere.Kudos for them making fan safety # 1 It's only a game.
     
  12. Lord Vader

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    Indeed. I would KILL to see that recently-awarded-to-NY Super Bowl have a major snowstorm threaten it! Could you believe that? A major nor'easter like today's barrels toward NY/NJ just as the single greatest sporting event of the year is about to take place. I would love to see the look on the faces of the NLF brass who decided it'd be a good idea to award the Super Bowl to a city that plays outside. In February.

    !rolling
     
  13. fluffybear

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    :icon_lol:

    I wonder if the NFL would have the gonads to try and postpone that game?
     
  14. Carl Spock

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    Has NBC announced next week's game yet? It hadn't been determined by yesterday. I hope it's the Packers/Bears game at Lambeau. I can guarantee you that game would not be cancelled for snow, no matter how much. It just wouldn't happen.
     
  15. la24philly

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    there is no sunday night football or monday night football. nbc won't be doing any games till playoffs begin after the eagles game.

    16 games all on sunday for final reg season week.

    13 games begin at 1p 3 at 415
     
  16. sigma1914

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    Incorrect...Week 17, NBC can pick any game they wish for Sunday night.

    http://www.nfl.com/schedules/tv/flexible
     
  17. dogs31

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    NFL announced that the Vikings season ending game will be played at Na'vi stadium which is on the planet of Pandora. IN response, the Vikings head coach said that the players would be happy to play on Pandora because it doesn't snow on that planet. Brett Farve, the quarterback said that he couldn't wait to meet Na'vi women while on Pandora. Jake Sulley, representative of Na'vi stadium said it it is a pleasure to have the NFL come to their planet. Hey, the only thing that could prevent this game from being played is Quaditch blowing up the stadium for RDA.
     
  18. TheRatPatrol

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    And start building stadiums with roofs on them. Oh wait.....
     
  19. la24philly

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    i wonder why they havent announced it yet. NFL.com still has the games on at 1 and 4
     
  20. Laxguy

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    Play all games after the Winter Solstice in Desert States!

    Or start the season in July or August, and mandate a finish by Dec. 15... likely to happen real soon, now, huh? :nono2:
     

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