Vikings' Mark Wilf equates new stadium to Super Bowl title

When their new stadium is built, the Vikings say they’ll set aside space for “at least one” Super Bowl trophy. That was one of the headlines today in a team teleconference with season ticketholders. Vice President Lester Bagley also said the team is also trying to figure out how to add a retractable roof.
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When their new stadium is built, the Vikings say they’ll set aside space for “at least one” Super Bowl trophy. That was one of the headlines today in a team teleconference with season ticketholders. Vice President Lester Bagley also said the team is also trying to figure out how to add a retractable roof.

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