A few weeks ago, Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones dismissed the idea that the weather/seating debacle at last year’s Super Bowl XLV at Cowboys Stadium would keep the big game from returning to North Texas, and Roger Staubach agrees with him.
Staubach, who served as the chairman of the North Texas Super Bowl XLV committee, believes the game will return to the area in the relatively near future.
"I think we'll definitely get another one here," Staubach said, per the Dallas Morning News. "The NFL is more involved now in telling the cities when they can get in. I'm not sure. The process has changed a little bit, but we'll get another one here. It turned out to be a great venue. We had a little bad luck there with the seats. That wasn't the [fault of] the host committee. I definitely see it coming back here."
The Super Bowl already has its host sites set for the next three games, beginning with this year’s Super Bowl at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis and running through 2014. After that, Staubach says, Arlington will be in the running once again--though, he said, don’t expect the 50th anniversary of the game, as it will most likely go to Los Angeles, where Super Bowl I was held.
"Fifty, I think, they were going to save for L.A.," he said. "But I don't know when they are going to bid on 50. I think we'll get one between 50 and 53 or somewhere."
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