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Kluwe says TCF Bank field is "unplayable"

Posted on: December 19, 2010 2:55 pm
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

The NFL apparently has taken great pains to make sure the playing conditions for the Monday night game between the Bears and Vikings are safe at TCF Bank Stadium. But if you follow Vikings punter Chris Kluwe on his Twitter account, you’re hearing a different story.
 
A sampling of tweets from Kluwe after Minnesota had a walk-through on the field:

-Serious time - All respect to the people that cleared the field and got it ready, you did an amazing job. That being said, it's unplayable.

-The field is as hard as concrete an hour and a half after they took the tarp off, and anyone that hits their head is getting a concussion.

-I find it interesting that the NFL can claim an emphasis on player safety, and then tell us the field is fine. It's beyond hypocritical.

-I can only hope, however unlikely, that no one gets catastrophically injured at the trainwreck that's about to take place tomorrow night.

-@PaulCharchian Without a doubt. It's worse than that old AstroTurf they used to have (and got rid of for safety reasons).

-I've been asked not to tweet anymore about the field so as not to distract teammates (who were there) and I will honor that.

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Posted on: December 10, 2011 6:00 am
 

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Since: Nov 23, 2007
Posted on: December 20, 2010 6:45 pm
 

Kluwe says TCF Bank field is "unplayable"

Shut the league down and cancel the game....The punter says its not safe....Grow a pair....Im a Vikes fan...but I hope for a roughing the punter penalty tonight....Idiot



Since: Dec 20, 2010
Posted on: December 20, 2010 3:59 pm
 

Kluwe says TCF Bank field is "unplayable"

Here is Kluwe's latest tweet:  

"OMG! There's snow outside! Hopefully a line of people will lie down in it so I can walk across their backs to get to the team bus. #honkhonk "

 www.twitter.com/ChrisWarcraft

Yea very sarcastic, but the bottom line is that this guy just doesn't get it.  He feigns tackles and acts as if he's a special athlete.  Send him back to Mamby Pamby land!  Hockey players have less protection and are commonly hit and flung about at crazy speeds, and this punter thinks he's too good to play in the snow on trurf that has rubber pellets in it. What a loser.

 






Since: Dec 20, 2010
Posted on: December 20, 2010 3:52 pm
 

Kluwe says TCF Bank field is "unplayable"

For some reason the link keeps leaving off the "t" at the end. Sorry, my bad. Its www.twitter.com/ChrisWarcraft

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Since: Dec 20, 2010
Posted on: December 20, 2010 3:48 pm
 

Kluwe says TCF Bank field is "unplayable"

http://www.twitter.com/ChrisWarcraf

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Since: Dec 20, 2010
Posted on: December 20, 2010 3:47 pm
 

Kluwe says TCF Bank field is "unplayable"

Opps forgot to include a link to his tweets:

http://www.twitter.com/ChrisWarcraf

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