49ers complain about MetLife Stadium’s ‘sticky,’ ‘trash’ turf after injury-marred win

“I do know that’s as many knee accidents and ankle stuff and folks getting stuck at the turf that I’ve ever been part of,” Trainer Kyle Shanahan stated after the 49ers’ 31-13 victory. “From what I noticed, the opposite group did, too. I do know our gamers mentioned it all of the sport, simply how sticky the turf used to be. I feel that used to be the primary time folks performed on it [actually, the second]. That used to be one thing our guys had been excited about straight away, and the outcome surely made that so much more potent. Sadly, it’s a spot we need to return subsequent week” to stand the New York Giants.

New turf used to be put in all over the offseason, and the Jets held just one coaching camp follow within the stadium. Alternatively, there gave the impression to be no issues when the Giants performed their season opener in opposition to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

In a tweet, 49ers defensive lineman Arik Armstead urged the NFL to “repair this trash MetLife turf. 2020 is so wack.”

Bosa, consistent with Shanahan, possibly has an ACL damage; Shanahan believes Thomas has a much less critical damage.

“I feel the turf used to be beautiful thick,” Armstead told reporters. “Guys gave the impression to be getting caught within the flooring extra ceaselessly. A host of men went down — wasn’t actual amusing to be part of.”

Armstead admitted to having “nervousness” about going again to the similar stadium to stand the Giants in Week three.

“You notice guys you’re keen on cross down and get harm, and we need to come again right here and play once more at the identical floor,” he said, “and that’s anxiety-provoking to grasp that it’s important to handle that once more.”


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