02/01 14:14 CST NFL to keep the roof open for Super Bowl Sunday
NFL to keep the roof open for Super Bowl Sunday
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) --- The retractable roof will be open for the Super Bowl.
With temperatures in the upper 60s and no chance of rain Sunday, the NFL
decided to let the sunshine in for the title game between New England and
It's a change of course at University of Phoenix Stadium, where the home team
Cardinals have played with the roof closed for every game since December 2013.
Weather is rarely an issue at the Super Bowl, in large part because the game is
either played in warm-weather cities or at stadiums with domes. Last year in
New Jersey, temperatures were in the low 40s at kickoff.
The high in Glendale was forecast to be 67 degrees, with temperatures falling
into the 50s by the fourth quarter.