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December 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

So what was all the fuss about the frozen, icy field in Minnesota for? Many just wrote it off as part of football, myself included. I didn’t know what the big deal was. Hell, I’ve played on icy fields before.

One of the most famous games in NFL history was played on a Frozen Tundra after all. And the Vikings played outdoors for two decades.

But those were all-natural surfaces. Not field turf.

We assume there are going to be big hits in football, which was the players' argument against the steep fines and suspensions the NFL is issuing to make the game safer. But the game has changed, so it’s best the rules change.

We also assume there are going to be frozen fields in late December, and that it’s just part of football like big collisions. But the players felt it was a bit hypocritical to subject them to these field conditions if the league is so concerned about safety.

After players inspected the field,...

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