''Nobody plays this game for the money. You have to enjoy it. You have to have the game in your heart. They can't pay us enough for what we go through on the field.'' - Rosie Brown
It's no surprise. A static dome can get expensive due to it's span itself. Nixing the retractable roof saves money not just on material, mechanical and labor, but it completely alters the way the rest of the stadium is built.
They would of made the 500 million back within a year with events.