ST. LOUIS (AP) — Leaders of the effort to build a new NFL stadium in St. Louis said Friday they remain optimistic about a plan they say would retain a team and help redevelop a blighted part of the city.
Members of the St. Louis stadium task force made their case directly to league officials in New York on Wednesday. Task force leaders David Peacock and Robert Blitz spoke Friday for the first time since then, though they declined to discuss specifics of the 40-minute presentation or the league’s response to the effort to either keep the Rams or attract another team if owner Stan Kroenke moves the franchise to Los Angeles.
“We’re going to continue down the path we’re on,” Peacock said. “There was nothing coming out of this meeting to make us change course.”
The St. Louis group showed the NFL officials revised renderings and video of plans…
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