Bud Adams.......please Spend Money For A New Sod Playing Surface

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by FightinTitan, Nov 26, 2006.

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  1. moose4now

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    I'm all for that.
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  2. Brian

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    ...as long as Peyton Manning is in the division.

    :suspect:
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  3. TNThunder

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    Did you watch the Seattle game in the snow? The players weren't even slipping. It's a great surface, and we need it. After NE lost to the Jets with all the slipping Brady did they put it in immediately.
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  4. Puck

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    Shaun racked up over 200 on that field in snowfall
    and I do not recall anyone complaining of difficult footing

    I'm all for it
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  6. PitBull

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    I'm sure there's some kind of fixed budget allocated for the maintenance and replacement of the grass on the field.

    I remember reading somewhere that it costs around $7500 to replace the grass on a football stadium, so if the organization was to replace the grass on the field after every two home games they would end up spending about $30,000 which is considered peanuts compared to their income.

    TSU IMO should be responsible for some of that cost since they're using the field too.
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  7. I think I'll install field turf in my yard just so I can stop dealing with the watering, lawn mowing, aerating, seeding, fertilizing, etc... :ha:
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  8. vnomus2

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    I'm not sure, but I would say it is alot more expensive then that. If it wasn't I think it would have already been replaced. I think football was meant to played on grass, however when it gets cold and the grass stops growing you start having problems with the turf. Under the circumstances I think it wouldn't be a bad idea to switch to the field turf.
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  9. Landscape contractors charge about 3.00 per square yard for turf installation in my area. That means that a standard football field would be more like $ 25,000.00 to replace one time.
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  10. vnomus2

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    That still seems low to me, but I would say that is alot closer than $7500 to replace the whole field.
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