The FOX Sports activities broadcast of the Minnesota Vikings vs. Miami Dolphins matchup Sunday afternoon highlighted the genius design of Laborious Rock Stadium in South Florida.
Play-by-play commentator Kenny Albert was within the broadcast sales space calling the Week 6 sport from Miami, and because the second quarter was about to start, the NFL on FOX cameras identified an attention-grabbing distinction between every time’s sideline.
“As we start the second quarter, a 30-degree distinction (between) customer sideline, dwelling sideline,” Albert famous within the broadcast.
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Thermometers indicated the Vikings’ sideline was about 122 levels, however on the opposite aspect of the sector, it was a way more tolerable (however nonetheless scorching) 90 levels on the Dolphins’ sideline – greater than 30 levels cooler.
This wasn’t only a coincidence. It seems that the engineers who designed Laborious Rock Stadium in Miami had the house staff’s consolation stage in thoughts.
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Throughout a typical Sunday afternoon sport in South Florida, the Miami Dolphins’ sideline is shaded from direct sunshine due to the engineers’ cautious planning of the stadium’s format. The visiting staff’s sideline, nonetheless, is left to roast within the blazing-hot Florida solar.
This home-field benefit did not work within the Dolphins’ favor on Sunday, nonetheless, because the Vikings flew again to Minnesota with their fifth win of the season after their 24-16 victory over the Dolphins, who’ve now slipped to 3-3 with one-third of the NFL season already over.