Found January 08, 2013 on NESN.com:
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ASHBURN, Va. — Pete Carroll says the “field” in FedEx Field is “horrible.” Mike Shanahan doesn’t go that far, but he agrees the grass isn’t always greener at the Washington Redskins stadium. The playing surface was a mess when Seattle Seahawks beat the Redskins on Sunday in the NFC wild card playoffs. There were plenty of bare sports, and dirt was flying with many of the steps taken between the hash marks. Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III and Seattle defensive end Chris Clemons left the game with knee injuries. “It was horrible,” Seahawks coach Carroll told 710 ESPN Seattle. “It’s a horrible field. It’s as bad as a field can get for being dry. It’s too bad. It really is. It’s too bad. We deserve better. … It just was worn out. There was a lot of slipping and all that kind of stuff. It’s relative. It didn’t change the game at all in my opinion because it’s relative to both sides. We should just expect to see a better field at that time of year.” The field has l
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