NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is in Green Bay on Thursday for the team’s annual shareholder meeting and to meet with fans in a “Town Hall” style forum that will air on NFL Network at 8PM ET.
Goodell was asked at a news conference about possibly holding the Super Bowl in Green Bay, and said that the cold weather wasn’t the biggest obstacle the town faced.
“It’s not about weather as much as it is infrastructure,” Goodell said, according to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
“You need 25,000 hotel rooms within 60 miles. It’s an extraordinary
Translation: It’s not happening. (The Green Bay area has 3,000 hotel rooms.)
The NFL has talked about using other cities for the Draft, and that would be a far more attainable goal for Green Bay.