Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco criticized the decision to hold the 2014 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium, according to reports from the NY Post and ESPN. Flacco, who is from New Jersey, commented to reporters during a press conference on Monday:
"I think it's retarded. I probably shouldn't say that. I think it's stupid," said Flacco. "If you want a Super Bowl, put a retractable dome on your stadium. Then you can get one… Other than that I don't really like the idea. I don't think people would react very well to it, or be glad to play anybody in that kind of weather."