Our game was postponed and moved because our stadium’s roof collapsed. That’s a legit reason not to play there. That’s a legit reason to be concerned about fan safety.
The NFL’s decision to move the Vikings/Eagles game was all about television coverage, as the Pioneer Press‘ Tom Powers so aptly points out.
Our reporter on the ground, Visanth(e) Shiancoe ;-), tweeted this picture to show how dangerous the streets of Philly were: Found at Twitpic from VShiancoe.
This is a video taken yesterday of the field conditions at Lincoln Financial Field. Looks playable to me. Found at YouTube from seriouslyryandotcom.
By contrast, here’s part of my ride home on the day the Vikings hosted the Bears at TCF Bank Stadium. Twin Cities Blizzard from David E Erickson.