5 Ugliest Blackout Situations in the NFL
"There are limitations in what we can do at the Georgia Dome," he said. "Technology is terribly important. That will be completely solved in a new stadium."
That's right, not only is he asking for a new stadium to replace one he admits is perfectly functional, but Village Voice writer and FieldofSchemes.com editor Neil DeMause says he's looking for another $300 million to $400 million in public funding for it. While nearly two-thirds of fans surveyed think it's a bad idea, none of their elected officials have come forward to challenge Blank on it.
Blank and the Falcons didn't have to black out a single game or threaten to switch cities to make that happen. The same can't be said for other cities. In no specific order, here's how things played out for blacked-out cities this year:
Number of blackouts: Two
Buffalo didn't have the most television blackouts among NFL teams this year, but its blackouts seemed to hurt most.
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