1. Welcome to Green Bay Packers NFL Football Forum & Community!
    Packer Forum is one of the largest online communities for the Green Bay Packers.

    You are currently viewing our community forums as a guest user.

    Create an Account or

    Having an account grants you additional privileges, such as creating and participating in discussions. Furthermore, we hide most of the ads once you register as a member! Furthermore, we hide most of the ads once you register as a member!

Now the NFL is bailing teams out...

Discussion in 'All Other Team Discussions' started by OldSchoolFan, May 17, 2011.

  1. OldSchoolFan
    Offline

    OldSchoolFan Cheesehead

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2010
    Messages:
    793
    Location:
    Iowa
    Ratings Received:
    +307 / 0 / -0
    • Like Like x 1
  2. SpartaChris
    Offline

    SpartaChris Cheesehead

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2007
    Messages:
    3,036
    Ratings Received:
    +944 / 25 / -9
    This is nothing new. The NFL frequently gives loans to teams for new stadiums or to get started if they're an expansion team.
  3. SpartaChris
    Offline

    SpartaChris Cheesehead

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2007
    Messages:
    3,036
    Ratings Received:
    +944 / 25 / -9
    Oh, and this is nothing at all like using our tax dollars to bail out a failing business. It's not OUR money the NFL is using, it's theirs, free to use as they like.
  4. OldSchoolFan
    Offline

    OldSchoolFan Cheesehead

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2010
    Messages:
    793
    Location:
    Iowa
    Ratings Received:
    +307 / 0 / -0
    Please don't cloud my opinion with facts, even if you are correct SpartaChris...here is an undisputed fact ----> :viksux:
    • Like Like x 2
  5. SpartaChris
    Offline

    SpartaChris Cheesehead

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2007
    Messages:
    3,036
    Ratings Received:
    +944 / 25 / -9
    Haha, undisputed is right!
  6. Vikeman
    Offline

    Vikeman Guest

    Ratings Received:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Lambeau Field

    http://football.ballparks.com/NFL/GreenBayPackers/newindex.htm


    Outline of Funding Approach For Redevelopment AlternativeMaster Project Budget$295.0 Million Public Funds=$169.1M 0.5$ Brown County Sales Tax
    - Will generate approximately $13.8M of annual tax revenue in 2003 (Debt service = $9.7M, Maintenance = $4.0M)
    - Tax receipts go to Stadium District which issues bonds, pays debt service & maintenance$160.0MState Infrastructure Funding$9.1MLicense Plate RevenueTBD Private Funds=$125.9M Green Bay Packers User Fee(s)$92.5MGreen Bay Packers Stock Proceeds$20.4MNFL Loan - 1999 Resolution (G-3)$13.0M Note: User fee reserve of $24.0M (based on $2,000 / Seat)



    Of course this doesn't include additional millions given to the Packers by the NFL for the Atrium.

    Once again another bozo thread, mixed with hatred instead of common sense.
  7. OldSchoolFan
    Offline

    OldSchoolFan Cheesehead

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2010
    Messages:
    793
    Location:
    Iowa
    Ratings Received:
    +307 / 0 / -0
    What do you mean no common sense? What HAVE the queenies won in the past 50 years?

    You cheer for a team of clowns and have the audacity ( look it up in a dictionary) to call me one?
  8. Vikeman
    Offline

    Vikeman Guest

    Ratings Received:
    +0 / 0 / -0
    I love the tangent you did...but I'll play...and I'll go slow for you.

    The title of the thread was "Now the NFL is bailing teams out...hence my recourse...which applies to the thread subject. Unlike your comment, which is directed at me cheering for a particular team.

    Just because you got boxed in with your own thread doesn't mean it's cool for you to grasp at straws. Next time, get facts, then type opinion, in that order.

    :dwarf:

Share This Page