That needs to be an NFL city again
Saint. LOUIS, Mo. Perhaps you might expect, The nfl is being heavily criticized by fans and leaders in St. Louis.
On saturday morning, Mayor Francis Slay made his first public comments following league’s decision to relocate the Rams to Los Angeles later this year.
"In their eyes, It is all about money. Definitely clear that(Seller) Stan Kroenke was going to leave St. Louis in the past, Slay told journalists outside his city hall office.
To be able to his comments, Slay’s reaction mirrored that of many in the city at present. He said he was both frustrated and dissatisfied with the outcome.
Slay continual by saying St. Louis will fair very well without a quality professional football team.
He said the city will now have to cover $5 million a year in debt for the Edward Jones Dome through 2021, The hope is to offset that expense by obtaining more events and tourists.
"We’re going to do all we can to replace that by supporting the convention center using the dome for more city wide conventions and looking for more investments long term, He was quoted saying.
But when asked or possibly a future of economic growth in the city includes another NFL team, Slay didn’t seem planning to pursue.
"Why would anybody want to in any way even entertain any suggestions from the NFL after the direction they dealt with St. Louis next?There’s no appetite that I need to take another run at an NFL team, He was quoted saying.
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