Chicago Isn’t A Super Bowl City

Lions vs BearsToday’s column from CBS Chicago

(CBS) In spite of its taxes, politics and potholes, Chicago is a super city.
But it isn’t a Super Bowl city.

And it shouldn’t be. No matter how much you, the Bears or Mayor Rahm Emanuel might want it to be. That is, not unless Emanuel takes out another enormous bond loan and builds a brand new enclosed football stadium for the Bears.

(Which also should not happen.)

On Monday after Seattle put the Mile High City six feet under in Super Bowl XLVIII, the Associated Press wrote that, “Now that the first New York/New Jersey Super Bowl was a smashing success for everyone except the Denver Broncos and their fans, NFL owners in other cold-weather cities are sure to be lining up to try to bring the Big Game to their stadiums.”

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