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Goodell prepared to bring in backup

Reserve power system nearly used

Posted: February 5, 2013 at 3:47 a.m.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters Monday at a news conference that the Superdome had a backup power system that was about to be used during the Super Bowl’s electrical failure that lasted 34 minutes. It wasn’t needed because power started coming back on, he said.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters Monday at a news conference that the Superdome had a backup power system that was about to be used during the Super Bowl’s electrical failure that lasted 34 minutes. It wasn’t needed because power started coming back on, he said.

NFL officials were sure they’d get the Super Bowl finished Sunday night.

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Sports, Pages 19 on 02/05/2013

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