NFL Commissioner Threatens to Allow Team to Move – Proper Response, Don’t Let the Door Slam on Your Way Out
Goodell said there were no threats by the league or Vikings owner Zygi Wilf to move the team should legislators fail to pass a bill before they adjourn. "There were no implied threats, or any threats at all," he said. "What we talked about is the importance of creating a solution here."
Another NFL executive said earlier this week, however, that the lack of action on a stadium was creating "ripe'' conditions for the Vikings to be sold and moved.
that message as a warning. Dayton
As a result of the non-threat threat, the
state senate has found a committee to approve the deal.
Only hours after Goodell and Gov. Mark Dayton pressed legislative leaders on the issue, a Senate committee voted 8-6 to advance the plan for the nearly $1billion stadium in downtown Minneapolis.
So it may be that the state that couldn’t find enough money for things like health care, law enforcement and special education may miraculously find $400+ million to build a facility that will cost $1 billion and be used at least 8 days out of the 365 days in a year.
The disabled children who lost many benefits and support services must be very proud.