The design and usage of retractable roofs at professional football stadiums vary as teams consider weather conditions and spectators' comfort. Such roofs are more likely to be closed on game day at the four football stadiums that have them, raising the question about their cost, data show. The Atlanta Falcons' new stadium is expected to cost $1 billion and feature a retractable roof, which the team intends to open frequently, said team CEO and President Rich McKay.

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