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Carolina Panthers players pushing team owner to replace artificial turf with natural grass

Team may have to skip practices to make point

November 15, 2022  By Turf & Rec

Several players with the NFL’s Carolina Panthers are pressuring team owner David Tepper to replace Bank of America Stadium’s artificial playing surface with natural turfgrass. Linebacker Shaq Thompson said it may take the entire team to quit going to practice until a natural surface is realized. The Panthers say the artificial surface is a leading contributor to injuries.


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