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VIDEO: Colts' Vinatieri likes stadium roof closed

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Hot weather, potential storms close Lucas Oil Stadium roof today

Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 11:54 am

INDIANAPOLIS – Adam Vinatieri acknowledges that he has selfish reasons for why he likes the Lucas Oil Stadium roof to be closed. But he says he's not alone.

The Indianapolis Colts will keep the roof closed for today's 1 p.m. opener against the Oakland Raiders due to heat and the possibility of storms.

Vinatieri, the veteran kicker, talked earlier this week about why he likes the controlled temperatures of a closed stadium: