Ford Field could host Giants-Vikings*

Workers attempt to clear snow Sunday morning from the collapsed Metrodome roof. AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt

We've got an answer to the question posted in our previous post. The Metrodome roof is indeed torn -- in three places, according to the Star Tribune. That means the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants will have to find another place to play their scheduled matchup Monday night.

From what I understand, the two options are the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium -- an outdoor facility with seating capacity of about 50,000 -- and Ford Field in Detroit. (*Update: Indianapolis and St. Louis are also options.) The latter options would be neutral sites but are much better equipped to handle this type of transition.

I would be surprised if the game is played at TCF Bank Stadium, but assuming always gets us in trouble. The big question is whether the Metrodome will be ready for the Dec. 20 game between the Vikings and Chicago Bears. We'll keep you updated.