NFL stadiums should not be downtown. They get lost among the buildings, create too much congestion, and require (shudder) parking structures. What's wrong with parking structures? Two things. They take about seven months to get out of after a game, but more importantly, you can't tailgate in them. And taking the tailgating out of football is like taking the oxygen out of my air.Granted, it's not the best tailgating environment, but there are plenty of outdoor parking lots in downtown (unfortunately), and all of them are bustling with beer and BBQs on Rams game days.
Perhaps the worst thing about this dome is simply the fact that there is NOTHING notable in this stadium. It's not even awful in an interesting way. It's just awful, which seems to be a recurring theme in domed stadiums. I did not take into account the crappy teams playing inside these listed venues, but it's pretty damn difficult to ignore the suckitude of the St. Louis Rams.Well, that's hard to argue with.
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