Originally Posted by TDog
That was my reflex reaction as well.
It looks like the Orioles had the game scheduled before the NFL decided they needed the parking lot that night. It would seem it is up to the NFL to play the game in a stadium adjacent to an available parking lot or play it at a time when the parking lot is available.
There is no practical way the two stadiums could host events at the same time. The NFL simply dropped the ball here. I don't blame MLB one bit for not budging.
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