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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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Since: Jan 21, 2007
Posted on: December 19, 2010 3:56 pm

Kluwe says TCF Bank field is "unplayable"

I would respect these comments if it came from a "skilled" position player other than a punter.Come on Kluwe,get a clue!You're mainly on the sidelines next to the heater,while your teammates are busting their tails off.

Since: Dec 19, 2010
Posted on: December 19, 2010 3:27 pm

Kluwe says TCF Bank field is "unplayable"

Key point here he's a punter. And his teammates don't listen to him - remember he's a punter. I'm surprised anyone follows him on Twitter - yes he's still a punter....

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