Sports Report: NFL, union examining MetLife turf after rash of injuries
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NFL and NFLPA officials are looking at MetLife Stadium turf Wednesday, a source told.
The league and players' association's decision to examine the field follows a spate of injuries in the Week 2 game between theand .
San Francisco plays theon the same field in Week 3.
The 49ers finished the game without multiple starters, including defensive endsand , running back , and quarterback .
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Bosa and Thomas suffered ACL tears and won't return this season, while Garoppolo isday-to-day with an ankle injury. Mostert, who's battling a knee ailment, reportedly isn't expected to play against the Giants.
Defensive linemansaid his team is about playing on the surface again. Head coach Kyle Shanahan added that the turf was "sticky" Sunday.
The NFL addressed the issue Monday.
"The independent field inspector determined on Sept. 12 that the field was in compliance with all applicable NFL policies, including the Mandatory Practices for Artificial Surfaces," the league said, according to. "In addition, within 72 hours of each home game, clubs must certify that their fields are in compliance with applicable NFL policy, and that occurred in this instance."
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