Green Bay Packers Forum

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
2 Pages<12
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline HoustonMatt  
#11 Posted : Monday, September 22, 2008 6:54:44 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 9/1/2008(UTC)
If Reliant's not ready to go, they'll probably move the game to Rice Stadium, where the Rice Owls play. It seats upwards of 50,000.
Offline zombieslayer  
#12 Posted : Tuesday, September 23, 2008 6:36:30 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: San Francisco
Applause Given: 778
Applause Received: 495
Heh. That's what I was thinking.

50k people? You never see 50k people in Reliant stadium anyways. So 50k would be plenty of room.
Offline HoustonMatt  
#13 Posted : Tuesday, September 23, 2008 8:06:35 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 9/1/2008(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Heh. That's what I was thinking.

50k people? You never see 50k people in Reliant stadium anyways. So 50k would be plenty of room.


That's actually not quit true. Even though the Texans suck, football is king here in Texas. This may be inaccurate, but I believe the Texans have sold out every game of their existence.

I did a little research and Rice Stadium can actually be manipulated to hold 70,000 people - just shy of Reliant's 71,500. Regardless, Bob McNair fully expects Reliant to be operative by the Colts game, so the point may be moot. I couldn't find hard data on sellouts, but the team opened with 30 consecutive sellouts, so I can't imagine there would be more than 2-3 games that weren't at full capacity.
Offline Formo  
#14 Posted : Wednesday, September 24, 2008 9:46:27 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/12/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 216
Applause Received: 154
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Heh. That's what I was thinking.

50k people? You never see 50k people in Reliant stadium anyways. So 50k would be plenty of room.


That's actually not quit true. Even though the Texans suck, football is king here in Texas. This may be inaccurate, but I believe the Texans have sold out every game of their existence.

I did a little research and Rice Stadium can actually be manipulated to hold 70,000 people - just shy of Reliant's 71,500. Regardless, Bob McNair fully expects Reliant to be operative by the Colts game, so the point may be moot. I couldn't find hard data on sellouts, but the team opened with 30 consecutive sellouts, so I can't imagine there would be more than 2-3 games that weren't at full capacity.


I wouldn't be suprised by the sellouts at Reliant.

It's alot like the Xcel Center in St. Paul. For the first handful of years of the Wild's existence, even though they lacked success on the ice, they sold out every game.

Football is to Texas as Hockey is to Minnesota.
Offline zombieslayer  
#15 Posted : Thursday, September 25, 2008 2:55:27 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: San Francisco
Applause Given: 778
Applause Received: 495
Good catch. I was wrong. I looked up the season attendances and besides the Raiders game, they were all around 70k.

I'm surprised the Texans actually do sell tickets. I lived in Houston when the Oilers were in town and they couldn't sell anything. Weird.
Offline Formo  
#16 Posted : Thursday, September 25, 2008 7:03:51 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/12/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 216
Applause Received: 154
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Good catch. I was wrong. I looked up the season attendances and besides the Raiders game, they were all around 70k.

I'm surprised the Texans actually do sell tickets. I lived in Houston when the Oilers were in town and they couldn't sell anything. Weird.


Yeah. Same thing with the North Stars. I guess you take something away that a state is known for but takes for granted.. They tend to cherish it when/if they get it back.
Offline HoustonMatt  
#17 Posted : Thursday, September 25, 2008 9:45:48 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 9/1/2008(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
I lived in Houston when the Oilers were in town and they couldn't sell anything. Weird.


As much as we Houstonians love football, we learned to hate Bud Adams even more. When he told us it was a new stadium or a new city, we might as well have volunteered to help him pack his house up. It was pretty well understood that if we let him walk, the NFL would give us another team fairly soon.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
2 Pages<12
Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error


Fan Shout
uffda udfa (2h): Chargers cut our old friend, James Jones.
Zero2Cool (14h): Packers release Peter Mortell.
Zero2Cool (15h): Laser Gunns, why two accounts?
Zero2Cool (16h): Patriots released DT Terrance Knighton
Zero2Cool (16h): I'm glad you're back uffda. Keep it strong!
Zero2Cool (16h): Cullen acknowledged he was wrong already. I guess I just dismiss bad blood on that fact.
Zero2Cool (16h): Type F blood = bad blood bahahaha
uffda udfa (16h): Definite bad blood. Cullen felt disrespect with no comm from TT at any point.
uffda udfa (16h): Paul Kruger released by Browns. Cagy vet 3-4 DL we could use.
Zero2Cool (16h): Bad blood? Hahhaha no!
Zero2Cool (16h): Shallow to understand the Vikings aren't football? Lighten up buttercup!
uffda udfa (17h): Cullen Jenkins working out for Skins. Should be for us. Bad blood there.
DoddPower (29-Aug): Fellow PackersHome members need you!
DoddPower (29-Aug): Opening in Pack Attack keeper league. Message me if you're interested.
Smokey (28-Aug): 3:30 PM Pizza Delivery !
Smokey (28-Aug): I'm not that shallow, I like all football games .
Zero2Cool (28-Aug): Shit I need to fix this shout so we can hit ENTER.
Zero2Cool (28-Aug): It was losing your arms or watch the game wasn't it?
Zero2Cool (28-Aug): And a PRESEASON game to boot? Seriously, how bad of a bet you lose?
Zero2Cool (28-Aug): You, obviously. Who the hell watches the Vikings?
Smokey (28-Aug): Who ?
Zero2Cool (28-Aug): Someone lost a bet.
Smokey (28-Aug): Watching Chargers vs Vikings
Smokey (28-Aug): Titan's look sharp vs Raiders .
porky88 (27-Aug): I am getting old. Thanks for the Happy B-Day.
Zero2Cool (27-Aug): Romo China doll
Smokey (27-Aug): Dallas vs GB , Oct. 16 . I want some pounded Romo with my Baked Potato ! LOL
uffda udfa (27-Aug): Romo out 6-10 weeks. Dak time.
wpr (27-Aug): I am heading over to Mom's. 9 years ago today Dad passed away.
Zero2Cool (27-Aug): Any pregame chat??
Smokey (26-Aug): click, your it !
wpr (26-Aug): Happy birthday Matt
Zero2Cool (26-Aug): click me
Zero2Cool (26-Aug): PACKERSHOME » Lombardi Avenue » Announcements » Minor PACKERSHOME facelift
Zero2Cool (26-Aug): Welcome to PACKERSHOME, gbguy20! :D
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

Road To Super Bowl LI
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 12:00 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
33m / Fantasy Sports Talk / Smokey

1h / Around The NFL / wpr

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

3h / Fantasy Sports Talk / Zero2Cool

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / gbguy20

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

12h / Green Bay Packers Talk / luigis

14h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

15h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / gbguy20

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa


Packers Headlines