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Published January 28, 2012, 09:26 AM

NFL Timing may slow Vikes Stadium Momentum

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — For a solid decade, the countdown to the end of the Minnesota Vikings' lease at the Metrodome has hung like a hammer over the political debate on whether citizens should help pay for a new stadium. That lease is about to expire, but thanks to a confluence of NFL deadlines and Minnesota's legislative calendar, it's not looking like the advantage the Vikings might have hoped.

By: PATRICK CONDON, Associated Press

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