Our Upcoming Game with Saints - Their New Turf

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  1. SmoochyTX

    SmoochyTX Site Contributor

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    Just read this article and caught this little snippet over at PFT in an article about Saints injuries. Has anybody else seen this and are you concerned more than normal about our guys this weekend? I think it's odd that the coach, of all people, would say this about their turf unless he's more unhappy with it than he's letting on.

    Full story link: Saints dealing with more injuries at linebacker
     
  2. Hervoyel

    Hervoyel The Right Track

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    I think that all Texans fans have a built-in sense of concern where the Superdome turf is concerned. I've had a bad feeling about that field since week two of the 2003 season when Seth Payne went down. Now I know they've changed the field (at least once) but I still get nervous thinking about what could happen.
     
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    infantrycak Mod. Staff Member

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    We lost Seth Payne to their crappy turf which they then replaced within the next few weeks.
     
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    gwallaia Moderator Staff Member

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    I am reminded of the pre-season game at the Astrodome that was canceled due to poor field conditions. I can't remember the year however.
     
  5. Showtime100

    Showtime100 Got AJ?

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    1995, preseason vs San Diego. One of Bud's maneuvers to get out of town.

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    In a not-too-strange coincidence, it being preseason like it always is in late August, the article was published 17 years ago today (8/20).
     
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    Can't stand purely domed stadium turf. Just looks disgusting and patchy. Green and white, just....totally ugly.
     
  7. CloakNNNdagger

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    I find that statement strange since the same turf is installed in the Saints' practice facility in Metairie, La.

    ubu-intensity series-s5-m synthetic turf
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    http://www.ubusports.com/members/products.htm
     
  8. IDEXAN

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    Bud's biggest problem was not being a member of Lanier's party.
     


  9. pec0sb0b

    pec0sb0b on the lam

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    New turf is probably bugged so they can listen in on the play calls
     
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    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    Belichick is with the Saints now?
     
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    Did you miss the investigation into the Saints for bugging their opponent's headsets at the Superdome?
     

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