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Switching out artificial turf for natural grass on NFL fields could cost league $12 million

Players lobbying for safer field conditions

December 30, 2022  By Turf & Rec

Several of the National Football League’s leading players have been lobbying for the demise of artificial turf playing surfaces in recent months, suggesting synthetic fields are a major contributor to serious on-field injuries. The cost of converting the league’s artificial surfaces – 14 teams play on synthetic fields – is about $12 million.


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