Go Back   New Orleans Saints - blackandgold.com > Main > Saints

It's Official, The Louisiana Superdome will now be "Mercedes-Benz Superdome"

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; I thought it was funny that the funeral of Archbishop Hannan took second fiddle to the re-naming of the Superdome. New Orleans loves their Saints....

Like Tree29Likes

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-04-2011, 09:13 AM   #21
Threaded by papz
Retired
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: New Orleans
Posts: 10,588

Show Printable Version Email this Page
Rating: (0 votes - average)

I thought it was funny that the funeral of Archbishop Hannan took second fiddle to the re-naming of the Superdome. New Orleans loves their Saints.
Views: 5002
Latest Blogs
Saints: A glimpse of the future Last Blog: 11-19-2014 By: lee909


What i tell you ! !! ! Last Blog: 11-02-2014 By: SAINTstunna


MID TERM ELECTION Last Blog: 10-29-2014 By: teddybarexxx


Old 10-04-2011, 09:15 AM   #22
Site Donor 2014
Lucky Cat
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Metairie, LA
Posts: 8,557
Blog Entries: 5
Somebody stole my emblem off my Mercedes. Now I know what happened to it.


Last edited by foreverfan; 10-04-2011 at 02:33 PM..
foreverfan is online now  
Old 10-04-2011, 09:16 AM   #23
100th Post
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 407
Unser Haus

I watched the Rams-Pats Super Bowl in Germany and I can tell you there were a lot of Germans who saw it and were talking about it. Tom Nuetten (Rams) speaks German and they had interviews with him that people could understand. There are lots non-Americans who follow the NFL.

IMO we could do a lot worse than partnering with a company known for being a premium brand.
Michigan_SF is offline  
Old 10-04-2011, 09:31 AM   #24
Pink Nightmare
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Mississippi
Posts: 2,897
Blog Entries: 7
Here is how I feel about.

I used to be a big NASCAR guy until NASCAR killed NASCAR. Anyway, LOWES Home Improvement bought the naming rights to Charlotte Motor Speedway and renamed it to LOWES Speedway. Well, after a couple of years of fans and even announcers calling it Charlotte MS instead of LOWES MS.... even after LOWES wrote a memorandum to NASCAR telling them that NASCAR and it's T.V. commentators to stop using the name Charlotte and ONLY use the name LOWES.....it is now called Charlotte again.

I don't care what some company names the Dome. It will always be the Louisiana Super Dome. So who cares. If it helps the team in some way...do it.

"We are number one. All others are number two, or lower."
-The Sphinx
http://blackandgold.com/groups/28-ou...tsman-s-corner
SapperSaint is offline  
Old 10-04-2011, 09:43 AM   #25
+Mod
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Between 504 & 813
Posts: 1,972
Blog Entries: 4
Do we have the classiest Name for stadium or WHAT!? WHO DAT!!!!!


NFC East

Dallas Cowboys
(Dallas Cowboys New Stadium) - Ordinary
New York Giants
(Giants Stadium) - Bleh - Ordinary
Philadelphia Eagles
(Lincoln Financial Field) - Eh ok.
Washington Redskins
(FedExField) - an attempt to be out of the box.

NFC North

Chicago Bears
(Soldier Field II) - Always like that name but it's plain and dry.
Detroit Lions
(Ford Field) - LOL @ fords.
Green Bay Packers
(Lambeau Field) - It's decent if you live in Greenbay.
Minnesota Vikings
(Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome) - Horrible Naming.

NFC South

Atlanta Falcons
(Georgia Dome) - LMAO..
Carolina Panthers
(Bank of America Stadium) - This Bank SUCKS and their new fee's will suck more.
New Orleans Saints
(Mercedes-Benz Superdome) - Smooth & Classy.. (Althought they could have removed the Super off Dome).. We're going to always call it "Superdome" But for cosmetic purposes Mercedes-Benz Dome would suffice.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
(Raymond James Stadium) - Rolls off the tongue nicely, plus they are headquartered in St Pete.

NFC West

Arizona Cardinals
(University of Phoenix Stadium) - Makes sense.
San Francisco 49ers
(Candlestick Park) - I can't say much about it.. too historic.
Seattle Seahawks
(CenturyLink Field) - CenturyLink is headquarted in Monroe, La.. don't you think it would have been smart to fight over naming rights for the Superdome? (CenturyLink Dome sounds cool too)..
St Louis Rams
(Edward Jones Dome) - Lmao..

AFC East

Buffalo Bills
(Ralph Wilson Stadium) - Clever.
Miami Dolphins
(Dolphin Stadium) - Makes since.. But it's a shared stadium.
New England Patriots
(Gillette Stadium) - Actually pretty cool name.
New York Jets
(Giants Stadium) - Some team wanted to make sure they say "It's MINES!"

AFC North

Baltimore Ravens
(M&T Bank Stadium) - Not a good name at all
Cincinnati Bengals
(Paul Brown Stadium) - REALLY NOT A GOOD NAME
Cleveland Browns
(Cleveland Browns Stadium) - Name sucks.
Pittsburgh Steelers
(Heinz Field) - I think Ketchup.

AFC South

Houston Texans
(Reliant Stadium) - it's aiight..
Indianapolis Colts
(Lucas Oil Stadium) - This is a horrible name for a stadium.
Jacksonville Jaguars
(EverBank Field) - Jags are just glad to have someone sponsoring their stadium.
Tennessee Titans
(LP Field) - Decent.

AFC West

Denver Broncos
(Invesco Field) - Huh?
Kansas City Chiefs
(Arrowhead Stadium) - Cool if it was a college stadium.
Oakland Raiders
(Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum) - Highschool Football Stadium naming here.
San Diego Chargers
(Qualcomm Stadium) - actually not bad.
SmashMouth likes this.
Saintswrath is offline  
Old 10-04-2011, 09:47 AM   #26
Longtime WhoDat
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Henderson, NV
Posts: 498
I am sure the late Dave Dixon would have had something to say about this deal, and probably nothing too kind at that.
exiled and pherein like this.
the-commish is offline  
Old 10-04-2011, 09:48 AM   #27
+Mod
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Between 504 & 813
Posts: 1,972
Blog Entries: 4
The name is great with me.. i'll still call it Superdome, im glad they left "Superdome on it" for the Locals to say it.. But i don't see any problem with it at all.. especially since this is a VERY nice Premium car brand not to mention this German Car company has MOOONNNNNEYYY, Im thinking a lot of new fancy and futuristic upgrades are in the works and finally finishing the Dome roof which is still incomplete.

If the contract extends through the life of the Superdome which is 2015 or 2020, i don't think we'll have a problem getting a New stadium built in the city.
Saintswrath is offline  
Old 10-04-2011, 09:57 AM   #28
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: The Woodlands
Posts: 17,725
Blog Entries: 27
Does this make it official that the Saints are the "World's Team" now?
foreverfan likes this.
SmashMouth is offline  
Old 10-04-2011, 10:09 AM   #29
100th Post
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 407
Mercedes Offense

Michigan_SF is offline  
Old 10-04-2011, 10:12 AM   #30
xan
Professor Crab and
Site Donor 2014
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Princeton
Posts: 3,065
Blog Entries: 27
Well, it beats the Enzyte SuperDome or the Go-Daddy SuperDome or the Oprah Winfrey Channel Network SuperDome.

Good thing all that money goes to the Saints instead of our pisspoor state.
xan is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules

LinkBacks (?)
LinkBack to this Thread: http://blackandgold.com/saints/36946-its-official-louisiana-superdome-will-now-mercedes-benz-superdome.html
Posted By For Type Date Hits
It's Official, The Louisiana Superdome will now be "Mercedes-Benz Superdome" This thread Refback 10-04-2011 12:56 PM 2
The Latest New Orleans Saints News | SportSpyder This thread Refback 10-04-2011 11:08 AM 1
It's Official, The Louisiana Superdome will not be "Mercedes-Benz Superdome" This thread Refback 10-04-2011 09:37 AM 7
New Superdome name? This thread Refback 10-04-2011 03:04 AM 1


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:38 PM.


Copyright 1997 - 2013 - BlackandGold.com
no new posts