One of the most impressive things about a very average building was the Metrodome could be amazingly loud.
It was ridiculously loud when the Twins went 8-0 in World Series games to take two championships. It was deafening at the height of the Randy Moss era — a distinct home-field advantage.
But it could also be oh-so-quiet, the silence magnified by the decibel difference.
If Sunday's game at U.S. Bank Stadium is any indication, that building will play in much the same way: ear-splittingly loud, as it was when the Packers were backed up on their first drive … and whisper quiet, as it was when Green Bay took an early 7-0 lead.
Differences between the stadiums abound, but the sound remains the same.
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