Eagles

Eagles Could Bid On Super Bowl If ‘All Goes Well’ This Weekend

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 08: Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles passes against the Detroit Lions at Lincoln Financial Field on December 8, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles won 34-20. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Philadelphia Eagles/Getty Images)

PHILADELPHIA, PA – DECEMBER 08: Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles passes against the Detroit Lions at Lincoln Financial Field on December 8, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles won 34-20. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Philadelphia Eagles/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Eagles
Upcoming Games

Buy Eagles Tickets Full Schedule
Sunday Nov 23
vs. Titans
Sunday Dec 7
vs. Seahawks
Sunday Dec 14
vs. Cowboys
Eagles Central
Shop for Eagles Gear
NFL Scoreboard
NFL Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The weather has been a major story leading up to this weekend’s Super Bowl XLVIII. For the first time, the game will be held outdoors in a cold weather city.

Though there has been a lot of snow in the northeast this winter, Sunday looks like it will go off without a major storm affecting the game. If all goes according to plan, the Eagles could try to bring the Super Bowl to Philadelphia.

“If [this weekend's game] goes well, that’s definitely a possibility,” Eagles president Don Smolenski told the Philadelphia Inquirer about the prospects of the Eagles making a bid to bring the Super Bowl to Lincoln Financial Field.

“We’re very proud of Lincoln Financial Field. We do think it’s a great facility, and we think over the years that’s been evident. It would be a sense of pride. Philadelphia is a world-class city with world-class facilities, and it’s a great sports town. It would be a chance to showcase Philadelphia on an international stage.”

Right now, the forecast for Sunday shows a high of 47 degrees, and a low of 26. There is a very low chance of some precipitation, but that will likely diminish by the evening. Temperature by kickoff should be around 30 degrees. All things considered, that would be a win, without extreme cold or snow.

Last summer, the Eagles announced a two-year, $125 million renovation plan, including HD video boards, free WiFi, 1,600 seats, historic team imagery, an expanded pro shop, expanded gates for easier entry and dismissal, a bridge in the upper and club levels to allow fans to walk around the entire stadium, concessions, Touchdown Club and suite revitalizations.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 33,866 other followers