After a Sunday night slaughter by the Chicago Bears and a last-second escape by the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Indianapolis Colts are now 0-2 in their luxurious new Lucas Oil Stadium (complete with old-timey obstructed views). However, if Peyton Manning & pals have any desire to move back to their previous football home, those plans have been deflated.
(Peyton can’t bear to watch - too many memories)
WISH-TV reports the air-supported roof of the RCA Dome has slowly sunk out of sight, the first step in the football stadium’s demolition. In a special ceremony today, former Indy mayor Bill Hudnut, who was in office when the pre-corporate-named Hoosier Dome was built in 1984, gave the official call to turn off the stadium fans that were holding up the roof.
(Video of the dome’s deflation is after the jump. *Warning* - video starts playing immediately.)