Falcons president and CEO Rich McKay strongly reiterated the organization’s plan, announced last month, to open Mercedes-Benz Stadium in late August.
Last week, the Los Angeles Rams announced that the opening of their new shared stadium with the Chargers in Inglewood, Calif., would be pushed back one year to 2020 because of all the rain Southern California has received over the past few months.
Uncommon, heavy rainfall in Los Angeles has delayed the highly anticipated, $2.6 billion stadium in Inglewood, California, by a year. The new facility, to be shared by the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers, will now open in 2020 instead of 2019
The Seattle Seahawks’ home stadium will continue to be called CenturyLink Field at least through 2033. The stadium was renamed CenturyLink in 2011. The Seahawks announced Monday that the team, CenturyLink, Inc. and First & Goal Inc. reached a new deal on stadium-naming rights. It will run from the 2019 through 2033 NFL season.
Atlanta’s new state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Stadium is scheduled to open in 108 days. Construction delays with the facility’s one-of-a-kind, complex retractable roofare behind the date change. But now, the last piece of the steel for the roof’s complicated eight-petal design is in place.
Construction of a 65,000-seat domed football stadium is expected to begin in January and be completed by June 2020, giving the Raiders three months to move in before their first NFL regular-season game.
The Oakland Raiders have closed on the purchase of 62 acres west of the Mandalay Bay resort clearing a hurdle in the team’s bid to relocate to Las Vegas and build a stadium in time for the 2020 NFL season. The purchase price disclosed in documents posted Monday morning on the Clark County Recorder’s Office