Houston submits Super Bowl bid

April 1, 2008 4:39:04 PM PDT
Houston has taken a step towards landing the 2012 Super Bowl. The NFL confirms it had received Houston's 163-page preliminary bid before Tuesday's submission deadline.

"Our bid committee and members of our Super Bowl Bid Working Committee did an outstanding job of preparing our preliminary bid," said John L. Nau, III, Chairman of the Houston Super Bowl Bid Committee. "We look forward to the NFL staff's review and will bolster our final commitment to NFL owners at the appropriate time."

The NFL requires the preliminary bids prior to final bids, which are due on May 9.

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