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Jets facing major hurdles for new stadium

Updated: March 28, 2005, 1:14 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

KAPALUA, Hawaii -- Jets president Jay Cross says the team's bid for a 75,000-seat West Manhattan multi-purpose stadium has just entered "the red zone."

On Wednesday, NFL owners voted 31-1 to grant the Big Apple a Super Bowl in 2010 contingent on the new stadium being built. Plans continue to advance for landing the 2012 Olympics. But the red zone, that valuable piece of turf inside an opponent's 20-yard line, is the toughest place to score a touchdown.

The Jets scored touchdowns on ...

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