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Journalists Are Complaining About What The NFL's Making Them Do Outside The Super Bowl

The NFL logo in the middle of Metlife Stadium.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 08: A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

This is "pretty unacceptable" according to one reporter.

We're closing in on kickoff time at the Super Bowl. We're about three and a half hours away.

U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis won't open its general admission doors for a little while, but the media is starting to funnel in. It's apparently taking a while for journalists to get inside, though.

Journalists are complaining about a long security line outside the stadium. It's cold, too, which is making it worse. says it's 2 degrees in Minneapolis right now. The wind chill makes it feel like it's -15.

This makes the long security line pretty rough to handle. Ben Volin of the Boston Globe voiced his complaints on Twitter.

"It is minus-16 degrees outside, and the NFL is making us stand in a 20-30 minute security line outdoors with no tent and no heaters. Pretty unacceptable," he wrote.

That's too bad.

All appears to be well once you get inside, at least.

Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. E.T. The game will be on NBC.