• NFLPA hopes Redskins will upgrade FedEx turf

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jan 10, 2013
    The FedEx Field turf Sunday was in the same condition it was in for the home opener in September and the seven games the Redskins played on it in between. The NFL Players Association told USA Today Sports that it hopes the Washington Redskins will upgrade the turf at FedEx Field after two players suffered knee injuries and the playing surface was so bad that one player said he felt like he was "working in a sweatshop." According to USA Today, the NFL Players Association wants to see improvements at FedEx Field.  On Wednesday, NFLPA spokesman George Atallah weighed in on the playing conditions. The latest knee injury suffered by Redskins Robert Griffin III, as bad as it is for him and his team, could do some good. Whether team owner Dan Snyder is on board remains to be seen, since Snyder doesn't talk anymore, but Shanahan did manage to get an indoor practice bubble built last year even though no one ever thought that would happen, so it's possible he could get this changed too if he insisted.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • NFLPA wants to see FedEx Field improvements

      The latest knee injury suffered by Redskins Robert Griffin III, as bad as it is for him and his team, could do some good. It could force greater sensitivity to the quality of playing surfaces throughout the NFL. According to USA Today, the NFL Players A…
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    You don't make money as a modern-day sports owner by spending money on your own stadium. You sucker the taxpayers into doing it for you. Why is the Washington Redskins' home field a sandy, slippery fiasco? Because it would cost money to fix it and it's …
    Source: ESPN.com

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