TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 01: The Vince Lombardi trophy is seen after Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Remember when everyone had to cancel their Super Bowl parties back in February because of the blizzard? It was the second one of the winter, and the third was just days away.
Now imagine watching the biggest football game of the year in that blizzard. You may not have to use your imagination much longer.
Redskins owner Dan Snyder wants to bring the Super Bowl to Washington. The NFL recently awarded the 2014 Super Bowl to the Giants’ and Jets’ new outdoor stadium in New Jersey. Snyder thinks other cold-weather sites could also host the game.
"People are going to be surprised by the weather," Snyder said. "It's not going to be a problem."
The league didn’t feel that way seven years ago, when it gave the nation’s capital the cold shoulder. But that didn’t faze Snyder.
“We’re ripe to get one,” he said.